Spike, Mike, Slackers, & Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema

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Miamax, Feb 7, 1997 - Performing Arts - 384 pages
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In this book, John Pierson--who is responsible for getting films such as Michael Moore's Roger & Me and Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It produced--provides an account of what goes on behind the scenes in independent filmmaking. "Mr. Pierson covers his territory with urgency and conviction."--New York Times Book Review.

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SPIKE, MIKE, SLACKERS AND DYKES: A Guided Tour Through a Decade of American Cinema

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An insider's nuts-and-bolts dissection of the gritty machinery of independent film financing and distribution. The modern ``indie'' film movement was born in 1984 with Jim Jarmusch's Stranger Than ... Read full review

Spike, Mike, slackers & dykes: a guided tour across a decade of American independent cinema

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Pierson's name may not be a household one, but the filmmakers he's been associated with--Spike Lee, Michael Moore, Jim Jarmusch--are well known to fans of independent films. Pierson has been friend ... Read full review



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