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Arie Posin Chat

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Ivy Meeropol Chat

In a previous era of international conflict, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were accused of giving atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, and then, in 1953, executed as spies. HEIR TO AN EXECUTION is a new documentary by their granddaughter Ivy Meeropol. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2004, and then was […]

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Thomas Meehan Chat

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Aline Brosh McKenna Chat

I’ve been waiting to post this chat with screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna (done by phone on July 12th) because I wanted all of you to have the chance to see the film for yourselves before I introduced any spoilers. Now that you have, I hope you will enjoy this detailed discussion of how McKenna created […]

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Aviva Kempner Chat

Jan Lisa Huttner: Aviva, in YOO HOO, MRS. GOLDBERG, you show Gertrude Berg living a groundbreaking professional life, but you say very little about her domestic life. Clearly “Molly” was, in part, the mother Berg wished she had had, but how much of “Molly” was also the mother she wished she could have been? Aviva […]

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Pamela Katz Chat

  Photo courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films. Jan ROSENSTRASSE is basically a period drama about the Holocaust told from the German perspective. So I’d like you to start by telling me why it starts in New York? Pam Why start in New York, why have the modern day perspective? There are two reasons. I will […]

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Folman Chat/BASHIR Review

Director Ari Folman arrived in Chicago for a Press Day right before his new film WALTZ WITH BASHIR received a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category. WALTZ WITH BASHIR went on to receive an astounding number of nominations from organizations all around the world in multiple categories (Best Animated Film, Best […]

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Julie Delpy Chat

Julie Delpy made her film debut at age 14 in a Godard’s DETECTIVE (released in 1985), and she’s been a successful actress ever since. But for years now she’s been yearning for more, and the success of Richard Linklater’s 2004 sequel BEFORE SUNSET (for which she shared screenwriting credit) opened new doors. In 2 DAYS […]

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Gidi Dar Chat

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Joseph Cedar Chat

In September 2004, Joseph Cedar’s film CAMPFIRE received five “Ophir Awards” from the Israel Film Academy including Best Picture, Best Director, & Best Screenplay. But when it made its American debut one month later at the Chicago International Film Festival, CAMPFIRE received mixed reviews from the local press Although it was eventually released in American […]

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