Sunday, May 08, 2016

Emily Edwards's "Bars, Blues, and Booze," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Bars, Blues, and Booze: Stories from the Drink House by Emily D. Edwards.

The entry begins:
The movie question is interesting because I am a filmmaker and initially considered making this as a documentary. I chose to write a book instead because 306 pages can tell more stories than two hours of edited video tape and some subjects didn't like the idea of being on camera. If this book was reimagined as a feature film, a fair number of stories would have to be cut, and it would need an ensemble cast and alternate, multiple story structure, imagine movies like Dreamgirls (2007), Crossroads (1986), Get on Up (2014) and...[read on]
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