Filmmaker Angus MacLachlan & Musician Jeffrey Dean Foster: Music, Sound, & Story In MacLachlan’s New Film Abundant Acreage Available

Filmmaker Angus MacLachlan & Musician Jeffrey Dean Foster: Music, Sound, & Story In MacLachlan’s New Film Abundant Acreage Available

2:07pm Sep 22, 2017
Angus MacLachlan (left) of Winston-Salem, NC, wrote and directed the new independent film Abundant Acreage Available, set in rural North Carolina. Jeffrey Dean Foster, also of Winston-Salem, created the music. They discuss the story, the creative process, the use of sound, and music traditions on this Across the Blue Ridge episode.
Paul Brown

The new independent film Abundant Acreage Available makes its North Carolina and New York debuts, we hear a music-filled conversation with the film’s writer/director, Angus MacLachlan, and the creator of its music, Jeffrey Dean Foster.  The film tells a story of doubt, regret, reckoning, and hope, set on an East Bend, North Carolina, farm. MacLachlan and Foster discuss with Across the Blue Ridge host Paul Brown the development of the musical and ambient sound components of the film, and how they relate to the telling of a complex and subtle story.