John Waters on
indie filmmaker panel, May 21 in NYC

Maverick American
filmmakers Allison Anders, Hal Hartley, David O.
Russell, and John Waters will be featured as part of "Four
Independents That Turned the Tide" on Sunday, May 21, at the
BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave. in Brooklyn, N.Y.
After simultaneous screenings of their
films—viewers can choose between Anders's Gas Food
, Hartley's The Unbelievable Truth,
Russell's Spanking the Monkey, and Waters's
Polyester—the quartet will discuss the
origins, evolution, and future of independent cinema
with moderator Janet Maslin of The New York
. The event is presented by the Sundance
Institute and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. For more
information visit

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