The first annual festival is advised by Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert.
From John Sayles, a "sprawling, wide-screen, Technicolor" novel of the Spanish-American War.
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John Sayles struggles to establish – and maintain – an authentic rhythm in a film about the roots of rock 'n' roll in the South.