A Place Called Pluto

Saturday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m.

Director: Steve James
2013, 10 min.

Greg O’Brien, long-time Cape Cod reporter and newspaperman, has been diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s. Acting on instinct and journalistic grit, Greg has decided to face down the disease and his imminent decline by writing frankly about the journey. Documentarian Steve James is best known as the producer-director of “Hoop Dreams,” winner of every major critics prize of 1994.

Screens with “Alive Inside”

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Steve James
Steve James’s affiliation with Kartemquin Films began in 1987 with the start of production of Hoop Dreams, for which he served as director, producer, and co-editor. The film won the documentary Audience Award at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival and was named one of the best documentaries of the 1990s. He has since become one of the most acclaimed documentary filmmakers of his generation; his notable films include “Stevie” (2002), “The New Americans” (2004), “The War Tapes” (2006), “At the Death House Door” (2008), “The Interrupters” (2011) and “Life Itself” (2014).