> May 14, 2002
>Let me say at the outset that I am conducting my own research, and
>that the purpose of this post is merely to solicit suggestions or
>advice about locating criticism of Ganja and Hess. At present, I
>have one essay, written by Manthia Diawara, that was published in
>"Jump Cut" in 1990. I also own James Monaco's "American Film Now",
>which devotes a few pages to the film. It is also briefly mentioned
>in the book "Celluloid Mavericks."
>Besides these sources, is there anything else in terms of criticism?
>I have looked on-line and elsewhere, and have come up with nothing,
>save for the above mentioned sources. Any suggestions would be
Ganja & Hess is also covered in How To Read a Film and there is a
nice clip from it on the dvd-rom version of HTRAF. (The clip is the
blood bank caper, with a nice tune by Sam Waymon on the ST.)
To my knowledge there is a print at MoMA--but this may be out of date info.
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more widely recognized.
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