Bill Siegel

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Heartbroken to hear about the death of Bill Siegel. Bill and I were old friends and collaborators – we made “The Weather Underground” and traveled many miles together. Bill was a lover of life and people and the world and probably got more pleasure from being alive than anyone I’ve ever known. Bill made a… Read more »

Interview with Sam Green and Kronos Quartet in Houston

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Here’s an interview Kronos and I did at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival recently. I was happy because normally it’s just David Harrington and I who do press. This interview involved all five of us, and it was great to hear John, Hank, and Sunny’s thoughts.  

A Thousand Thoughts in LA

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We had a great show of A Thousand Thoughts the other night at the ACE Hotel Theater in Los Angeles! One of the best so far. First of all, that venue!! The theater was built in 1927 by Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks as the flagship location of their United Artists studio. It… Read more »

The Atlantic & Vimeo Staff Pick

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My short film, Julius Caesar Was Buried in a Pet Cemetery is a Vimeo Staff Pick! The Atlantic also featured the film with a little article about how it all came together. Check it out here.

Sundance Art of Nonfiction Fellowship

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I’m honored to be the recipient of a 2018 Sundance Art of Nonfiction Fellowship! The Sundance Documentary Fund is a great force in the doc field and it’s a thrill to be involved with them in this way. It’s also a plus that I’m a big fan of all of the other fellows’ work: Natalia… Read more »

The Oldest Person Lives in Fukuoka, Japan

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I filmed an interview with Kane Tanaka, the oldest person in the world, in Fukuoka, Japan the other day. She’s 115 years old and credits her long life to family, sleep, not thinking too hard about things, and playing Othello. It was a great inspiration to meet her. The interview is for the ongoing documentary… Read more »

LA & NY Tickets on Sale

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Tickets are now on sale for our upcoming shows of A Thousand Thoughts in Los Angeles (Dec. 7) and New York (April 25)!!! Please get your tix early; both shows are likely to sell out, and we don’t want you standing outside the venue, feeling like a shmoe.

A Thousand Thoughts in Athens

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We had a great show of A Thousand Thoughts at the National Opera House in Athens! Wow – what a venue! It was a free show put on by the Summer Nostos Festival. It was our first time presenting this piece in a country where English is not universally spoken, so I was unclear how… Read more »

We’re on a Roll!

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Just got back from great screenings of A Thousand Thoughts at the Barbican in London and the Brighton Dome in Brighton. In a few weeks we head to Athens, Greece to do a show at the National Opera House. This photo was taken last month after a show we did at the Castro Theatre as… Read more »

Speaking at CPH:DOX

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If you’re at the CPH:DOX film festival in Copenhagen, I’ll be yakking about live cinema with Thom Powers on March 21st. Should be an interesting conversation – hope you can make it!