Andrew Douglas

  • Andrew Douglas – Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus [+commentary] (2003)

    2001-2010Andrew DouglasDocumentaryPerformanceUSA

    Searching for The Wrong-Eyed Jesus is a captivating and compelling road trip through the creative spirit of the the Southern U.S. Director Andrew Douglas’s film follows “Alt Country” singer Jim White through a gritty terrain of churches, prisons, truck stops, biker bars and coal mines. This is a journey through a very real contemporary Southern U.S., a world of marginalised white people and their unique and home-made society. Along the way are road-side encounters with modern musical mavericks including The Handsome Family, Johnny Dowd, 16 Horsepower and David Johansen; old time banjo player Lee sexton; rockabilly and mountain Gospel churches – and novelist Harry Crews telling grisly stories down a dirt track.Read More »

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