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Documentary Filmmaker Christian Blackwood

Blackwood was hired by a movie studio with no experience. That stroke of luck eventually led him to a career as a movie director. His newest documentary, inspired by his travels, is called Motel. Blackwood says his work is less concerned with narrative, and more on the emotions of the people he follows.

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Other segments from the episode on August 16, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 16, 1990: Interview with Diane Ackerman; Review of Shinehead's album "The Real Rock" and Frighty and Colonel Mike's album "Life"; Interview with Christian Blackwood…

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