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    John Coltrane Died Today in History. Learn About Sam Pollard's New Documentary + Watch 'World According To Coltrane'

    His music is universally known and loved, but apparently just not enough to inspire those with the financial resources to tell his life story (or some specific story within those 40 years) in a feature film.

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    S&A 'Frame By Frame' Series Continues with Film Composer Kathryn Bostic ('Middle of Nowhere,' 'The New Black,' 'Dear White People')

    I think the biggest thing that directors have to have in their relationship with a composer is trust; they have to know that you can translate what's in their mind to a musical language that works for their film and for this reason, communication is extremely important.

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    John Coltrane Died Today. Learn About Sam Pollard's New Doc + Watch 'World According To Coltrane'

    Today in history... July 17, 1967, John William Coltrane died from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island, NY.

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    Meet the 2012 Sundance Filmmakers #52: Sam Pollard, 'Slavery By Another Name'

    Sam Pollard has been making films about the African-American experience for years, having had a hand in producing part of the legendary "Eyes On The Prize" documentary series as well as collaborating with Spike Lee as an editor. His career continues with his documentary "Slavery By Another Name."

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