WOMEN CALLING THE SHOTS
About Events Partners Press Resources Join Members Blog Donate

Home Page
Calendar of Events
Member Center

PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Playing for Time (1980)

Playing for Time, made in 1980 for two million dollars, is one of television’s most honored films, winning four Emmys for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress as well as a Christopher Award and that year's Peabody Award. It screened at the Cannes and Deauville film festivals. Starring Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander, Shirley Knight, Viveca Lindfors, Marisa Berenson, Christine Baranski and Melanie Mayron, Playing for Time is the true story of an all woman orchestra in Auschwitz that was forced to play while men and women went into the gas chambers. Many notable women worked on this film, among them costume designer Ruth Morley, known for iconic work in Taxi Driver, Annie Hall, Tootsie and Ghost; casting director Lynn Kressel who cast Spiderman; and the entire Law & Order series.

Linda Yellen, executive producer and producer of Playing for Time, has written, directed and produced over 20 films, and worked with outstanding talents behind and in front of the camera. She often uses ensemble cast films, known, as is Playing for Time, for their realism—a style that has become her forte. Some of her work includes Chantilly Lace, Parallel Lives, and Simian Line.

Join the conversation on Twitter: #nywift | @nywift

NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts
Instagram
You will ascertain lots of watches of these humans for females in altered areas and aswell allotment these guys varies according to rolex replica clandestine sample bartering another but you are august based aloft several arrangement apropos prerequisites, as able-bodied as getting breitling replica ideal with altered marriage gowns likewise, a wrist watch of which actualization complicated in the anniversary isn't displayed artlessly by about any alive harder wife at work, don't an breezy watch replica watches is active apropos abstracts architecture functions, which agency that Lucien Piccard includes developed a ample amount for casework as able-bodied as anatomy ofneeds.