THE PULITZER AT 100

2016 Alumni

Expected to Attend: Kirk Simon; subjects playwright Ayad Akhtar and two-time Pulitzer winner from the NY Times Sheri Fink

NYC PREMIERE Oscar®-winning director Kirk Simon (Strangers No More) examines the rich legacy of the Pulitzer Prize. Established in 1917, the award recognizes excellence in American arts and journalism. The film surveys the compelling stories of artists who have won the prestigious prize. Interviews include journalists Nicholas Kristof and David Remnick; novelists Toni Morrison and Junot Diaz; and musicians Wynton Marsalis and David Crosby. Classic works of writing are read by Helen Mirren, Natalie Portman, Liev Schreiber and others.

Co-presented by NYWIFT.

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Official Site: http://www.thepulitzerat100.com
Director: Kirk Simon
Producer: Kirk Simon
Cinematographer: Buddy Squires
Editor: Emily Williams
Music: Wendy Blackstone
Running Time: 91
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2016