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DOC NYC Lineup Announced — AFT’s NY premiere

DOCNYC-2013-blackErrol Morris, search Michel Gondry and about a gazillion other amazing filmmakers will be part of DOC NYC this year. And AFT director Samantha Grant will be there too!

We’re thrilled that A Fragile Trust will have its NY premier at the amazing festival. AFT is in the running for the Metropolis Jury Grand Prize at the festival.

Indiewire announced the line up, listing several people anticipated to be in attendance, including Errol Morris, Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Oliver Stone, Sarah Polley and Jonathan Franzen. They quote Thom Powers, DOC NYC artistic director as saying, “New Yorkers love memorable characters and this festival is overflowing with them.”

It should be a great time. Hope you can join us — Saturday, November 16th at 7:00pm at the IFC!

Boca magazine: Director Grant expertly lays it out

Director Samantha Grant recently showed A Fragile Truth at the Online News Association conference. Watch the video interview below.


A Fragile trust is “a contextually encompassing work that turns over every angle and unveils a few surprising ones, online
from the media’s misguided fixation on Blair’s race to the role played by the Times’ bureaucratic hierarchy in a time of digital transition, information pills
which allowed so many of Blair’s transgressions to slip through the cracks, diagnosis ” writes Thomason.

When dealing with the question of why he did it all, Thomason writes, “Grant expertly lays out all of the possibilities.”

Continue reading here.

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Miami Herald calls AFT compelling

Director Samantha Grant recently showed A Fragile Truth at the Online News Association conference. Watch the video interview below.


A Fragile trust is “a contextually encompassing work that turns over every angle and unveils a few surprising ones, online
from the media’s misguided fixation on Blair’s race to the role played by the Times’ bureaucratic hierarchy in a time of digital transition, information pills
which allowed so many of Blair’s transgressions to slip through the cracks, diagnosis ” writes Thomason.

When dealing with the question of why he did it all, Thomason writes, “Grant expertly lays out all of the possibilities.”

Continue reading here.

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miami_herald_logoThe Miami Herald writes, drugs
“At a time when newspapers are struggling and resources are stretched, patient
A Fragile Trust is a compelling reminder of the importance of paying attention to the details, no matter how small or trivial.” Rene Rodriguez calls it a “lean, compelling documentary.” Read the entire review here.

Video: Online News Association (ONA) interviews Samantha Grant

Director Samantha Grant recently showed A Fragile Truth at the Online News Association conference. Watch the video interview below.

Hollywood Reporter reviews AFT

the-hollywood-reporter“[Blair] is most helpful when describing how his first, medications minor lies opened a floodgate…suggesting that most of us often resist temptation because we believe we’ll get caught,” John DeFore writes from the Hamptons International Film Festival. Read the entire review here.

27East.com Writes About AFT for Hamptons Film Festival

Dawn Watson writes about AFT and about director Samantha Grant’s interest in Blair.Samantha+Grant+Arrivals+Hamptons+International+tJS16-y3zTul

Hamptons International Film Festival Interviews Samantha Grant

Kristen McCracken interviews Samantha Grant about AFT for the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival. “A Fragile Trust is a shocking and fascinating look at Jayson Blair’s downward spiral through the hallowed halls of The New York Times’ news department, cialis 40mg
” she writes.

Indiewire and Real Screen: AFT to Air on PBS in Spring

poynter_profile_biggerAndrew Beaujon reports on Blairs comments on the film. “I am sure she told the story in an excellent way, salve
” Blair said. “But, as I have told Sam, I probably won’t watch it for years because of the painful honesty of the piece.”

poynter_profile_biggerAndrew Beaujon reports on Blairs comments on the film. “I am sure she told the story in an excellent way, rx
” Blair said. “But, as I have told Sam, I probably won’t watch it for years because of the painful honesty of the piece.”

poynter_profile_biggerAndrew Beaujon reports on Blairs comments on the film. “I am sure she told the story in an excellent way, symptoms
” Blair said. “But, as I have told Sam, I probably won’t watch it for years because of the painful honesty of the piece.”

poynter_profile_biggerAndrew Beaujon reports on Blairs comments on the film. “I am sure she told the story in an excellent way, generic
” Blair said. “But, as I have told Sam, I probably won’t watch it for years because of the painful honesty of the piece.”

il-generalIndiewire and Real Screen the Winter/Spring Independent Lens lineup. We are very honored to be in the company of some great documentaries, medications
including “At Berkeley, adiposity
” the latest film from legendary documentarian Fredrick Wiseman and “The Kill Team,” directed by fellow Berkeley grad, Dan Krauss.

Live National Primetime Interview about A FRAGILE TRUST on The War Room!

Screen Shot 2013-08-05 at 11.26.23 AMThe War Room with Michael Shure is “shedding light on the political news of the day with informative and inspiring analysis. The show features in-studio commentary by political insiders, page opinion leaders, progressive political commentators and newsmakers whose unique perspective will inform and inspire.”

I was thrilled to be invited into The War Room to talk about A FRAGILE TRUST as we prepare for our North American Premiere.

It was my first national prime-time television interview, and I’m happy it all went off smoothly.

Due to licensing issues, The War Room can’t post show segments on their site, so I posted the interview elsewhere.

WATCH THE WHOLE THING HERE.

SlashFilm features AFT in This Week in Trailers

Screen Shot 2013-08-05 at 11.17.02 AMSlashFilm’s column This Week in Trailers had this to say about A FRAGILE TRUST:  “Liars like Jayson Blair and Jonah Lehrer are pariahs for a reason and these kinds of documentaries are excellent field guides for dissecting the moments when telling a mistruth seemed like a better idea than being honest.”  Read the full piece here.

We were also featured in ScreenCrave, information pills check it out here.  

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