U-M filmmaker archive adds noted female director

Feb 07, 2016 551

A filmmaker archive at the University of Michigan Library is gaining an important female voice. Nancy Savoca, the director of independent movie standouts like 1989's "True Love," will be giving her personal papers to the Screen Arts Mavericks & Makers collection, U-M announced Thursday afternoon. 

She is the first woman to become part of the archive's prestigious group of cinematic mavericks, a list that includes Orson Welles, Robert Altman, Alan Rudolph, John Sayles and Ira Deutchman. For more than 25 years, Savoca has been making her mark as a director, writer and producer in movies and television. She continues to work on new projects with her husband, Rich Guay, who's also her longtime professional partner.

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