William Faulkner was one of the greatest writers of all time, winning the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature. Faulkner’s novels have challenged generations of readers and inspired generations of writers worldwide. Faulkner: The Past Is Never Dead goes where other films have feared to tread. It captures the complexity of Faulkner’s work, life and contradictory views on race. The film will re-engage viewers who have experienced his fiction and entice others to take the plunge.
Date: Saturday, August 26
Location: Twilight Hall
Director: Michael Modak-Truran [Filmmaker to attend]
Writer: Michael Modak-Truran
Producer: Anastasia Lampton, Jeremy Culver, Michael Modak-Truran
Length: 93 minutes
Location: United States