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9 Things to Know About Oprah's New Favorite Movie
Beasts of the Southern Wild is unlike any film Oprah has ever seen. Learn more about the movie; then tune in for her interview with the director and the stars of the film August 26 at 11 a.m. ET/PT.
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Who's in the Director's Chair
Beasts of the Southern Wild is 29-year-old director Benh Zeitlin's first feature film. His parents are both urban folklorists and the founders of City Lore, a cultural heritage nonprofit in New York City. Benh, who has lived in New Orleans since 2006, also co-composed the film's score.
Published on August 20, 2012