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The Paris Bureau’s Patricia Thompson dies

The New York Times reports that Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Patricia Thompson has died in Paris at the age of 63. Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage, according to her husband, Jim Bittermann, a CNN correspondent. She was the founder of The Paris Bureau, a production company that made content for American networks and cable channels and recently made a documentary, The Cheese Nun.
December 22, 2010

The New York Times reports that Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Patricia Thompson has died in Paris at the age of 63. Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage, according to her husband, Jim Bittermann, a CNN correspondent. She was the founder of The Paris Bureau, a production company that made content for American networks and cable channels and recently made a documentary, The Cheese Nun.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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