Susan Seidelman's 'Smithereens' Competes At Cannes Director Susan Seidelman discusses her experiences as a woman and an independent filmmaker. Her latest film, Smithereens, was accepted at Cannes to compete for the Palme d'Or.
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How An American Independent Film Was Accepted To Compete For The Palme d'Or

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How An American Independent Film Was Accepted To Compete For The Palme d'Or

How An American Independent Film Was Accepted To Compete For The Palme d'Or

How An American Independent Film Was Accepted To Compete For The Palme d'Or

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Director Susan Seidelman discusses her experiences as a woman and an independent filmmaker. Her latest film, Smithereens, was accepted at Cannes to compete for the Palme d'Or.

This story originally aired on All Things Considered on August 9, 1982.

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