Joyce Carol Oates: A Body in the Service of Mind

Friday, September 8 - Thursday, September 21, 2023

Joyce Carol Oates and director Stig Björkman in person for a post-screening discussion with author Jonathan Santlofer after the 7:10 p.m. screening on Friday, September 8.

One of the country’s preeminent writers, Joyce Carol Oates is the author of more than 100 books, including Them, We Were the Mulvaneys, and Blonde. In this candid and revealing documentary, she provides insight into her life, creative process, and the events that have shaped her writings, including the 1967 Detroit Riot, the Chappaquiddick incident, and the tragic life of Marilyn Monroe. Featuring readings by Oscar winner Laura Dern.

  • Country Sweden
  • Language English
  • Year 2021
  • Running Time 93 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Greenwich Entertainment
  • Director Stig Björkman
  • Cast Joyce Carol Oates, Laura Dern
  • Accessibility T-Coil, Assistive Listening

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