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Lou Reed will present ‘Red Shirley’ at RIDM

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) has announced that musician Lou Reed will be on hand on November 15 for the Canadian premiere of Red Shirley, the documentary Reed co-directed. The documentary focuses on Reed's cousin, Shulamit Rabinowitz, a 99-year-old woman who endured the First World War, emigrated to Canada from Poland during WWII, engaged in union struggles and took part in the Civil Rights March in Washington, D.C. The screening, presented in partnership with Cineflix, will be followed by a Q&A period with Reed and Red Shirley's cinematographer, Ralph Gibson.
November 9, 2010

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) has announced that musician Lou Reed will be on hand on November 15 for the Canadian premiere of his directorial debut, the short doc Red Shirley. The documentary focuses on Reed’s cousin, Shulamit Rabinowitz, a 99-year-old woman who endured the First World War, emigrated to Canada from Poland during WWII, engaged in union struggles and took part in the Civil Rights March in Washington, D.C. The screening, presented in partnership with Cineflix, will be followed by a Q&A period with Reed and Red Shirley‘s cinematographer, Ralph Gibson.

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