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.
- Hot Docs ’17