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HBO doc puts the spotlight on Fran Lebowitz

Writer Fran Lebowitz is the subject of Public Speaking, a doc directed by Martin Scorsese and produced by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, set to debut on HBO on November 22. The doc puts the spotlight on Lebowitz, as she's filmed in an onstage conversation with friend and writer Toni Morrison, in conversation at New York's Waverly Inn and on the streets of New York City. The author talks about her take on gender, aging, celebrity culture and the election of president Barack Obama. Public Speaking is an HBO Documentary Films and American Express Portraits presentation in association with Consolidated Documentaries and Sikelia Productions.
November 3, 2010

Writer Fran Lebowitz is the subject of Public Speaking, a doc directed by Martin Scorsese and produced by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, set to debut on HBO on November 22. The doc puts the spotlight on Lebowitz, as she’s filmed in an onstage conversation with friend and writer Toni Morrison, in conversation at New York’s Waverly Inn and on the streets of New York City. The author talks about her take on gender, aging, celebrity culture and the election of president Barack Obama. Public Speaking is an HBO Documentary Films and American Express Portraits presentation in association with Consolidated Documentaries and Sikelia Productions.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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