THE PALEY CENTER AND SHOWTIME PREMIERE PROVOCATIVE DOCUMENTARY ABOUT POLITICS, HOLLYWOOD AND THE MEDIA FROM ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER BARRY LEVINSON
WHO: Barry Levinson, Tim Daly (producer of “Poliwood”), Dana Delany, Lynn Whitfield,
Tom Fontana, Lawrence O’Donnell Jr., Linus Roache, Jeffrey Ross and Tamara Tunie,
Showtime’s Chairman & CEO Matthew Blank, The Creative Coalition Executive
Director Robin Bronk (producer “Poliwood”), Robert Baruc (producer “Poliwood”), and Jason Sosnoff (producer “Poliwood”)
WHAT: Screening of Barry Levinson’s “Poliwood” — A provocative and in-depth look into the often
WHERE: The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
WHEN: Thursday, October 29, 2009
“Poliwood,” which premieres on Showtime, November 2 at 7:30 PM, is a documentary which sets out to explore the collision and collusion between politics and Hollywood. The film gives viewers access to the most significant presidential campaign of the 21st century. Featuring interviews with high-profile celebrities and powerful political figures i.e. Annette Bening, Anne Hathaway, Sting, Susan Sarandon, Spike Lee, to name a few, “Poliwood,” gives insider access to the influence Hollywood has over today’s political process while discovering the thin line between politician and actor, news and entertainment, policy and tabloid.
RED CARPET ARRIVALS: 6:00 pm
Premiere: 6:30 pm
ALL PRESS MUST BE CREDENTIALED, PLEASE RSVP TO:
Dan Klores Communications
Poliwood was produced in conjunction with The Creative Coalition, Baltimore Pictures, and Screen Media Films.
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