The first documentary to explore the storied and complex legacy of Nobel-prize winner WILLIAM FAULKNER - his life, literary masterpieces and his role in today's conversation on race, civil rights and community.
An Opening into FAULKNER: THE PAST IS NEVER DEAD
Written and directed by Michael Modak-Truran
Produced by Anastasia Lampton Triplett and Jeremy Culver
Executive Producer Anita Modak-Truran
FAULKNER is one of the most celebrated authors of the twentieth century
Two time winner of the Pulitzer prize
Two time winner of the National Book Award
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Time Magazine's Man of
the New South
In our current time of reckoning on diversity, equity
and inclusion, FAULKNER: THE PAST IS NEVER DEAD offers an of our present through Faulkner's personal struggles and literary masterpieces.
Gareth and Lee Rogers' Original Song "The Past Is Never Dead"
"Faulkner reminds us, the past is never dead and buried -- it is not even past."
Barack Obama, former President of the United States
Narrated by and starring Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts as Faulkner and Skyler Adams as Young Faulkner.
Former Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities