I am pleased to announce that An Encounter with Simone Weil is coming to the United States!
U.S. premiere April 9 & 10 at the Sarasota Film Festival in Sarasota, FL. More info and tickets here.
This builds on a great world premiere at IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam) in November where I participated in a televised debate. Leading up to that, I had the honor of showing clips from the film at the Indigo Youth Book Fair conference on humanities and youth activism in Pusan, South Korea.
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Durham, North Carolina. April 15. Tix and information here.
Check out our trailer and my recent interview in Vhcle Magazine, "The Search for Simone Weil."
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I can’t thank you enough for all your support and encouragement along the six-year journey it took to complete the film.
Line Street Productions presents
AN ENCOUNTER WITH SIMONE WEIL
a filmmaker’s heartfelt journey to understand French thinker and activist Simone Weil whose teachings challenge us all to live more compassionately.
Writer / Director / Editor Julia Haslett
Director of Photography Thomas Torres Cordova
Producers Fabrizia Galvagno, Klara Grunning-Harris,
Julia Haslett, Enrico Rossini Cullen
Editing & Story Consultant Jonathan Oppenheim
Composer Daniel Thomas Davis
Actress Soraya Broukhim
Outreach and Post-Production Coordinator Alex Engels
Executive Producers David Menschel, Adam Haslett