Lone Star

JOHN SAYLES DEPICTS LONE STAR SOCIAL CHANGE
John Sayles’s snapshot of social change in a small town in Texas has been nominated for a PFS award in the category of human rights. Through the eyes of a Caucasian protagonist, the filmviewer learns how Blacks (some with Native American ancestors), Mexicans, and Whites live in very different worlds, with Whites the least willing to understand the perspectives of the other communities because of past political power, which is eroding. MH