LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LUNCHTIME TALKS

 

Work on the Hill or just able to get away during the day? Join filmmakers Asaf Galay (Hebrew Superhero), and Steve Rivo (Carvalho’s Journey) for hour-long clip talks followed by Q&As at the Library of Congress.

These events are free of charge and do not require RSVPs.

Schedule

March 2, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC

March 3, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC

Speakers
CLIP TALK ON:
Carvalho’s Journey
March 2, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
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Steve Rivo has produced, directed or written projects for PBS, CNN, MTV, MSNBC, Discovery, Investigation Discovery, The Weather Channel, Court TV/TruTV and VH1, and for filmmakers Alex Gibney, Robert Redford and Ric Burns. Rivo was a producer of New York: A Documentary Film, Eugene O’Neil and Ansel Adams for PBS, senior producer of The Vice Guide To Everything, and a writer/director for the CNN series Death Row Stories. His documentaries have garnered Emmys, Du-Pont-Columbia, Peabody, IDA, Telly and Cine Golden Eagle awards. Rivo also teaches in the MFA program at Hofstra University.

CLIP TALK ON:
The Hebrew Superhero
March 3, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

GalayBetser_566_332_c1Asaf Galay has directed and written a number of award-winning documentaries for Israeli television. These include series on Israeli humor (In the Jewish Land, 2005); the history of Tel Aviv-Jaffa (Tel Aviv-Jaffa, 2007); the life and influence of the Zionist hero Joseph Trumpeldor (When the Lion Asked Twice, 2008); and the Israeli national poet Natan Alterman (Sentimentality Allowed, 2012).