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"I Think This World Would Be Unlivable Without Art"

In the wake of a tepid Oscar telecast and the mass media channels becoming flooded with fashion and gossip centered content, I thought I'd point my fellow indie filmmakers to some powerful words. They come in Steven Soderbergh's concise and stirring acceptance speech from winning the Best Director Oscar for Traffic. To this day, it remains one of the more memorable speeches and reaffirms the validity of our artistic drive.