Being Mortal To Screen at DHMC

Upper Valley people in particular. AT DHMC THIS WEEK. This is a great film about end of life decision-making by Boston physician Atul Gawande. Jeff Shields, former dean of Vermont Law School, and his wife Genie Shields are included in this film.

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Are Animals Persons? Steve Wise–from Sundance to Bookstock VT

This has got to be one of my favorite photos ever. This is my latest article, a profile of the life’s work of attorney and activist Steven Wise. He is the  subject of an acclaimed documentary “Opening the Cage” at Sundance. He is coming to Bookstock in Woodstock this weekend. Trying to get the word out. Please read and share.

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Scary Home: Julie Blackmon at the Hood Museum

The fun of this job is not just the writing, but meeting the artists. My conversation  with Julie Blackmon was as interesting as her photographs. Please read and share.

 

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It’s Criminal

I loved this film not for any easy answers but for the questions it raises. Here is my review of It’s Criminal by local filmmaker Signe Taylor, screening this Saturday at the White River Indie Film festival.  Please read and share:

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White River Indie Film Fest Starts June 1

Memorial Day weekend is so over. Not to worry. Read my preview of the WRIF fest and choose what you’re going to see. Please share.

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https://dailyuv.com/news/904034

Woodstock author Mimi Baird and Brad Pitt’s Production Company

I have the great good fortune to know Mimi Baird, who wrote a fabulous book, He Wanted The Moon, about her father, Perry Baird. The book was so compelling that Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B, optioned it for the big screen. Tony Kushner is writing the screenplay. Here is the latest:

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https://dailyuv.com/news/889287