Julia – Telluride 2021

Documentary filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West are back at it again with the story of unlikely television star Julia Child in Julia. Julia Child was a legend but she reached this point late in her life. She is proof that if you don’t find fame in your 20s or 30s, you could possibly find it in your 50s. This is exactly what she did when she called into a Boston public television statement about…

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Sundance 2021: My Name is Pauli Murray

My Name is Pauli Murray, the newest film from Julie Cohen and Betsy West, introduces a new generation to the social justice activist. The film is a tight 91 minutes (including the credits, of course) but hits on all the main points.  Going into the film, I didn’t know much about Pauli Murray.  To be fair, I had never even heard of them until I saw that Cohen and West were making this documentary.  In…

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