Producer Maureen Ryan provides an insider’s POV on the “Artistic Crime of the Century,” in Man On Wire, a story revolving around Philippe Petit and his daring aerial walk on a wire illegally rigged between the World Trade Center’s twin towers in 1973. The film premiered at Sundance in 2008 winning the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize for World Documentary and being nominated for an Academy Award as well as the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary.
A Fiercely Independent Film Fest Spirit
I start the New Year catching up with Meira Blaustein Co-Founder/Executive & Artistic Director of the Woodstock Film Festival. Fiercely independent is her motto.