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Who is Alexander Payne?

Alexander Payne is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer, known for the films Citizen Ruth, Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants, and Nebraska. His films are noted for their dark humor and satirical depictions of contemporary American society. Payne is a two time winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and a three time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Alexander Payne Richard Shepard Eric Blakeney Neil LaBute (Germany/USA) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American History [3 volumes] (2010)

by Leslie M Alexander, Walter C. Rucker Jr.

Daniel Alexander Payne (1811–1893) was one of the most important figures in the 19th-century African Methodist Episcopal Church and was the first black president of Wilberforce College. Born free in Charleston, South Carolina, Payne was ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Religions (2013)

by Larry G. Murphy, J. Gordon Melton, Gary L. Ward

Henry Wendell Murph Willis Nazrey Decatur Ward Nichols Henry Blanton Parks Daniel Alexander Payne Howard Thomas ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of American Physicians of African Ancestry, 1800-1920 (2013)

by Geraldine Rhoades Beckford

Garfield Boliver Northcross, James Albert Officer, Thomas Sterling Olden, Perry Alexander Payne, Clarence H. Perry, James Carpathia Polk, Van Lear Potts, Norman Tolbert Pratt, James Leonard Prince, George Washington Proctor, Georgia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Christian Education (2015)

by George Thomas Kurian, Mark A. Lamport

Froehle Payne, Daniel Alexander Daniel Alexander Payne, an African American, ...

Google previewAfro-American Encyclopaedia (1895)

Or, the Thoughts, Doings, and Sayings of the Race, Embracing Addresses, Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Giving the Numerical Strength of Each. In Fact, it Teaches Every Subject of Interest to the Colored People, as Discussed by More Than One Hundred of Their Wisest and Best Men and Women

Daniel Alexander Payne was born in Charleston, S. C., Feb . 24. 1811.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Popular Culture [4 volumes] (2010)

by Jessie Carney Smith

Daniel Alexander Payne Murray, Arthur Alfonso Schomburg, Henry Proctor Slaughter, William Grant Still, and Monroe Nathan Work. Contemporary collectors include those with a broad interest in Afro-Americana, such as Charles L.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 (2006)

From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass Three-volume Set by Paul Finkelman

Daniel Alexander Payne was born to free black parents in Charleston, South Carolina. A prominent minister in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, Payne was influential in standardizing worship services and improving the quality of ...

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But it's just that the whole country is making generally lousy films these days and has been for quite a while. That's the big problem that we all have to think about. (Alexander Payne)
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