Please join us TUESDAY, July 7th at 7:30 PM
Talkback with Dr. Edwin Kolodny, Chairman, APBDRF Scientific Advisory Committee.
EMAIL us at info@berkshirejewishfilmfestival
for the Zoom link.
Donations toward APBD Research may be made here: https://www.apbdrf.org/
Dalit Kimor is an Israeli documentary film director and producer of award winning films that have been screened in Israel and around the world. Her films are Mrs. G (2019), Unkept Secrets (2018), Samira (2015, Drama), Ida's dance club (2009), Pickles (2006) and others.
Pre-recorded Talkback will be made available to ticket holders on July 6th.
H. Alan Scott (Subject/Writer/Exec.-Producer) is a writer/comedian/producer. His work has been published on VICE, Fusion, Esquire, Newsweek, Nerdist, MTV, and OUT. He’s contributed to Jim Henson’s No, You Shut Up on Fusion, TV Land’s Younger, and BBC’s Danger Mouse. He co-hosts Out on the Lanai: The Golden Girls Podcast; and You’re Making It Worse on Dan Harmon’s Starburns Audio network. He’s appeared on MTV, Fusion, CNN, ABC, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Ellen. He resides in Los Angeles with his boyfriend Michael, cat Frasier and the world’s most kickass Golden Girls tattoo.
Aliza Rosen (Director/Producer) is a television and film producer based in Los Angeles. She is a Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the investigative docu-series Case Of: Jon Benet Ramsey (6x60) which premiered to record ratings on CBS in 2016. The second season, documenting Casey Anthony, aired on Oxygen in March 2018. She is a consulting producer on Oxygen’s premium documentary series Dirty John: The Dirty Truth which aired in January 2019. Latter Day Jew is Aliza’s feature directorial debut.
Sasha Joseph Neulinger is the co-founder and head of production at Step 1 Films where he produces content for commercial clients nationally. After finishing film school at Montana State University, he discovered the raw materials that would propel him to tell the story of his life. An autobiographical film years in the making, Rewind is set to have its world premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, where Sasha will be making his directorial debut.
Steven Pressman worked for many years as a newspaper and magazine journalist in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco. He was born and raised in Los Angeles and received his undergraduate education at the University of California at Berkeley. Steven also directed 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus which was a festival favorite and aired on HBO.
Ric Burns is an internationally recognized documentary filmmaker and writer, best known for his eight-part, seventeen and a half hour series, New York: A Documentary Film, which premiered nationally on PBS to wide public and critical acclaim when broadcast in November 1999, September 2001, and September 2003.
Burns has been writing, directing and producing historical documentaries for over 25 years, since his collaboration on the PBS series The Civil War, (1990), which he produced with his brother Ken and co-wrote with Geoffrey C. Ward. Since founding Steeplechase Films in 1989, he has directed some of the most distinguished programs for PBS including Coney Island (1991), The Donner Party (1992), The Way West (1995), Ansel Adams (2002), Eugene O’Neill, Andy Warhol (2006), We Shall Remain: Tecumseh’s Vision (2009), Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World (2010), Death and the Civil War (2012), American Ballet Theatre (2015), Debt of Honor (2015), The Pilgrims (2015), VA: The Human Cost of War (2017), and The Chinese Exclusion Act (2018).