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01
Dec

Hollywood Elsewhere

She Lives Again

Review by Jeffrey Wells

13
Nov

WNYC’s Documentary of the Week

The documentary “What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael” profiles The New Yorker’s iconic film critic. Director Rob Graver unearths rare archival footage of Kael and skillfully interweaves classic film clips with quotes from her spiky articles read by Sarah Jessica Parker. The film premieres at the DOC NYC festival, followed by a panel of critics discussing her legacy.

— Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers

Listen here

 

15
Oct

DOC NYC premiere Nov. 11th

DOC NYC premiere on November 11th, followed by an extended conversation with director Rob Garver, film critics David Edelstein (New York magazine), Stephanie Zacharek (TIME) and Eric Kohn (IndieWire), and guest moderator Annette Insdorf, Columbia University Film Professor.

Buy tickets here

 

12
Sep
12
Sep
23
Oct

What She Said: The Art Of Pauline Kael selected as finalist in 2015 Paley DocPitch Competition

How do you sell a documentary? Watch and learn as five preselected up-and-coming nonfiction filmmakers pitch their ideas before a live audience and a group of eminent documentarians.

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01
Oct

The New Yorker

“In a 2011 magazine piece about the great and controversial Pauline Kael, who served as The New Yorkers film critic from 1968 until 1991, Nathan Heller described the propulsive, sometimes vexing singularity of her voice like this:”

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01
Oct

Huffington Post

“Quentin Tarantino Calls Pauline Kael The Kerouac Of Film Critics In Upcoming Documentary”

By Erin Whitney

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22
Jul

Our KICKSTARTER in the New Yorker and Huff Post

Some of you might know that we launched a Kickstarter Campaign to raise finishing funds for the film. Since it went online, the campaign has garnered a bunch of great press, including pieces in the New Yorker, Pauline’s former home, and the Huffington Post.

Besides that, here’s a nice mention from Film Pulse, another from The Film Stage, and from Sound on Sight which says: “We’re huge fans of the Roget Ebert documentary Life Itself, but now we could be getting a movie based on the life of a critic who inspired even him.”

Much good news!

– Shuchi

08
Jul

Indiewire, Project of the Day

“‘What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael’ Examines the Genius of One of the Most Celebrated Film Critics”

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