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Calendar, Night&Day Working-Class Heroine

Working-Class Heroine

Andrea Dunbar wasn’t a social critic so much as a painfully aware observer of her environment. She spent her entire short life in a housing project — also the setting of her breakthrough plays — in Bradford, an industrial city…
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Film, "The Arbor": True Story of Tragic Teenage Playwright Andrea Dunbar

"The Arbor": True Story of Tragic Teenage Playwright Andrea Dunbar

Precocious playwright Andrea Dunbar (1961-1990) spoke for the lumpen abused of her native Bradford, England. The Arbor, video artist Clio Barnard's pitch-perfect Dunbar biopic, named best documentary last year at the Tribeca Film Festival, reprises her pungent, profane voice, but…
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Film, Clio Barnard Talks Reinventing the Biopic with "The Arbor"

Clio Barnard Talks Reinventing the Biopic with "The Arbor"

How do you tell a true story? If "based-on-actual-events" fiction distorts, and tell-all documentaries cherry-pick, how else to get at the real voice of experience? With her eerie and disarming feature debut The Arbor, British video artist Clio Barnard offers…
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