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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.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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