John Sayles to Receive 2012 Duke LEAF Award April 21

Oscar-nominated filmmaker John Sayles, a pioneer of the independent film movement of the 1970s, will receive the 2012 Duke LEAF Award for Lifetime Environmental Achievement in the Fine Arts. An original “do-it-yourselfer,” Sayles wrote and directed the critically acclaimed “Return of the Secaucus Seven” (1979) on a shoestring budget of $40,000. He followed with 16 […]