Writer-director Lynn Shelton and Marc Maron’s film Sword of Trust is a raucous comedy like none other—about the saga of trying to sell a sword that supposedly proves that the South won the Civil War. How did they pull it off? Join them for a conversation with moderator Sam Lipsyte about the making of the film, the kinetic creative energy produced by ensemble-based improv, why conspiracy theories make great comedy, how to tell a story about the South in 2019, and much more.
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