“To be an artist means never to avert your eyes.”
-- Akira Kurosawa
Code Black, a documentary I executive produced about ER physicians at the County Hospital at USC, opens Friday, June 20, in New York at the IFC Center, and Friday, June 27, in Los Angeles at The Landmark. In the weeks and months to come, the film will play many cities across the country. The film won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at both the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Hamptons Film Festival.
Lost for Life, , a film I produced about juvenile murderers who are sentenced to life imprisonment without parole, was aired on the BBC in April and generated record breaking ratings in the UK. It will be released in the US on iTunes in late June and will air on the Lifetime Movie Channel September 1. .
Spirit of the Marathon II, Rome, which I also executive produced, opened theatrically for one-night only in 600 theaters across the country. It’s now available in DVD. You can purchase a copy by going to www.marathonmovie.com In addition we have partnered with the distributer Tugg, so interested parties can organize a screening in a local theater near them.
Interacting with Autism,www.interactingwithautism.com, a transmedia project funded by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that I directed with University Professor Marsha Kinder at USC, was launched in September 2013 and continues to attract significant traffic. The website contains over six hours of short videos on various aspects of autism and hours more of interviews with some of the most important experts in the field. Join us on facebook at www.facebook.com/interactingwithautism