New Movie Examines Future Of Reading
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
First published at IndieReader.com
“As long as there is a good story, there will be a book,” says Vivienne Roumani, a former librarian and director of the independent movie, "Out of Print," which will be making its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on April 25.
Narrated by Meryl Streep, "Out of Print" explores—via the film’s participants including late iconic author, Ray Bradbury; Author’s Guild President Scott Turow; Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos; New Yorker and CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin—whether books, as we know them, are dead and, if they are, questions if it matters in an always-on, digital world.
IndieReader sat down with Roumani and asked about the inspiration behind her movie, if books are really dead, and if so, what’s next.
Loren Kleinman: Talk about the inspiration behind the movie. Why books? Why now? What’s the film’s thesis?
Vivienne Roumani: I wanted to invite more people to join the discussion. I was struck by the plethora of
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