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John Cameron Mitchell: New Hollywood Film Buff

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John Cameron Mitchell: New Hollywood Film Buff

John Cameron Mitchell: New Hollywood Film Buff

John Cameron Mitchell: New Hollywood Film Buff

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John Cameron Mitchell (right) and contestant Jordan Shavarebi celebrate a victory during their Ask Me Another Challenge. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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John Cameron Mitchell (right) and contestant Jordan Shavarebi celebrate a victory during their Ask Me Another Challenge.

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In his Ask Me Another Challenge, John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus) broadens our knowledge of New Hollywood Films from the late sixties (The Graduate) to the early eighties (Heaven's Gate) that broke the traditional studio style and established a new generation of filmmakers. We challenge him to mash up the titles of films that share a word, as in "Slaughterhouse Five Easy Pieces."