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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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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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