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THE PULITZER AT 100


First Run Features is proud to announce the theatrical premiere of The Pulitzer at 100, the latest documentary by Oscar and Emmy-winning director Kirk Simon.  The film opens at the prestigious Lincoln Plaza Cinema on July 21, 2017, with other cities to follow.

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The Pulitzer at 100, by Oscar and Emmy winning director Kirk Simon, is a ninety-minute independent documentary released in conjunction with the Pulitzer Centennial in April 2016. This film is told through the riveting stories of the artists that have won the prestigious prize. With Pulitzer work read by Helen Mirren, Natalie Portman, Liev Schreiber, John Lithgow and Yara Shahidi; journalists include Carl Bernstein, Nick Kristof, Thomas Friedman, and David Remnick; authors include Toni Morrison, Michael Chabon, Junot Díaz, Tony Kushner, and Ayad Akhtar; and musicians Wynton Marsalis, David Crosby, and John Adams also share their stories.

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THE JOURNALISTS

  Carl Bernstein,   The Washington Post  , Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, 1973

Carl Bernstein, The Washington Post, Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, 1973

 David Remnick, Editor-in-Chief of  The New Yorker , Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1994

David Remnick, Editor-in-Chief of The New Yorker, Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1994

 Sheri Fink, Pulitzer Winner for Investigative Reporting, 2010 & 2015

Sheri Fink, Pulitzer Winner for Investigative Reporting, 2010 & 2015

 Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting and Commentary, 1990 & 2006

Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting and Commentary, 1990 & 2006

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THE WRITERS

 Tracy K. Smith, author of  Life on Mars , Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 2012

Tracy K. Smith, author of Life on Mars, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 2012

 Michael Cunningham, author of  The Hours , Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1999

Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1999

 Paula Vogel, writer of  How I Learned To Drive , Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1998

Paula Vogel, writer of How I Learned To Drive, Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1998

 Junot Díaz, author of  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao , Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2008

Junot Díaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2008

THE READERS

 Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese

 Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

 John Lithgow

John Lithgow

 Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi

 Liev Schreiber

Liev Schreiber

 Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren

THE MUSICIANS

 Wynton Marsalis, Pulitzer Prize for Music, 1997

Wynton Marsalis, Pulitzer Prize for Music, 1997

 John Adams, Pulitzer Prize for Music, 2003

John Adams, Pulitzer Prize for Music, 2003

 David Crosby,  Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young

David Crosby, Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young

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THE BOOKS

Spanning over 1,000 rare, unique, and first issues of books from the finest American authors of the 20th century and beyond, the Gianakos-Safos Collection is truly the finest collection of American literature ever assembled. In their quest to build a definitive inventory of works, the principals of The Collection have focused on acquiring first printing copies of winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the eminent literary award in the United States. 

CONTACT

SIMON + FILM is an independent documentary production company located in New York City.

www.simonfilm.camera

For US sales contact:

2095 Broadway, Rm. 402

New York, NY 10023

simon.film@icloud.com

212-724-0805

 

For international sales contact:

george.lemos@marblemen.net

+44 7836 647 059

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