Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description In a new series of public dialogues with celebrated cultural figures, Onassis Cultural Center NY presents a discussion with Academy Award-winning director Costa-Gavras. A Greek-French filmmaker best known for his overt political themes and his rare talent for merging controversial political issues with the style of commercial cinema, Gavras has achieved international prominence with his landmark drama of military repression and political murder Z, which won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1969.
Host Paul Holdengräber, director and founder of LIVE from the New York Public Library, is a seasoned interviewer, known for encouraging his guests to step outside their areas of specialization and into wider-reaching discussions. His programs have become known nationwide for providing a forum in which audiences can engage with some of the world’s most influential public figures.