Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Festival to Open with Lear Documentary

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Festival to Open with Lear Documentary

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"Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You," a documentary about the 93-year-old creative force behind "All in the Family" and other groundbreaking television shows, will open Pittsburgh's JFilm Festival on April 7.

The movie chronicles Mr. Lear's life, work and achievements and asks how did a poor Jewish kid from Connecticut bring the world Archie Bunker, become one of the most successful TV producers, and bring subjects like war, poverty and prejudice into living rooms weekly.

Rob Reiner, George Clooney and Amy Poehler are among the many interviewed in the film directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady.

The festival will close April 17 with "A Tale of Love and Darkness," Natalie Portman's feature debut as writer and director. She tackles the adaptation of the memoir of one of Israel's most highly regarded contemporary authors, Amos Oz. …

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