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Maya Forbes on Telling the Truth with Her Semi-Autobiographical ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’

In a first-person essay on Indiewire, Infinitely Polar Bear director Maya Forbes writes about creating a deeply personal autobiographical film.

“I realized that the way into a semi-autobiographical tale is letting it live,” she writes. “Because it happened. Don’t justify endlessly: drop into it and go. Most importantly, tell the truth — about the anger, the ambivalence and the love.”

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