HEY, BOO: HARPER LEE & TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (USA)

HEY_BOOCoachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

The untold story behind a great American novel.


“To Kill a Mockingbird” was the first and only novel by a young woman from the South.  It
became one of the biggest best-sellers of all time and she became a mystery.  “Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird” explores the history and impact of the novel and offers an unprecedented look at the life of the novelist.  

 

Hey, Boo features insightful interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Tom Brokaw, Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Rick Bragg, Anna Quindlen, and Richard Russo, historians Jon Meacham and Diane

Writer/Director:  Mary McDonagh Murphy
Distributor:  First Run Features
Genre:  Documentary
Runtime:  82 min.
Country:  
USA
Language:   English
Rating:  Not Rated 

FESTIVALS: USA: Decatur Docs Atlanta; Virginia Film Festival, Big Sky Film Festival, Montana, Silverdocs Film Festival, Maryland; The New Zealand International Documentary Film Festival

“(Mary) Murphy beautifully incorporates interviews, at times commenting on the personal impact of the book and at times reading passages from the novel.  Hey Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird may very well be her career defining film.” The Independent Critic

Official website w/Press Kit: http://firstrunfeatures.com/press.html

Trailer: http://firstrunfeatures.com/trailers_heyboo.html

  

Posted in 2011 Screenings, Screening Archive