Posts Tagged ‘Jose Antonio Vargas’

AFI Docs Announces Two Premieres

This morning, AFI Docs announced the first two premieres for this year's festival: Letters to Jackie and Documented.
Bill Couturié (who directed the Oscar-winning doc Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt) is behind Letters to Jackie, a documentary in which 20 Hollywood performers read letters sent to Jacqueline Kennedy in the wake of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in [...]

Arts Roundup: Sade, Sade, Sade Edition

Sade, Accused Smack Addict?: Chris Richards talks to the famously un-chatty British singer in a Post story yesterday, published right in time for her concert at the Verizon Center last night. "Radio interviews are really snappy and I'm just bad at that," Sade says. "I just close down... I get a reputation of being a [...]

Silverdocs: A Conversation with The Other City Filmmaker Susan Koch

Susan Koch’s documentary, The Other City, focuses on the AIDS epidemic in D.C. The film was done in collaboration with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, who spent several years covering the crisis for the Washington Post. Koch’s other films include Mario’s Story, which chronicles Mario Rocha’s effort to [...]