Art Uncovered

Premiere DateApr 21, 2015
00:00 Thomas Intro
02:23 Julia Haslett Interview pt 1
08:35 Diary of the Scattering Daniel Thomas Davis
09:16 Julia Haslett Interview pt 2
13:09 Processional Daniel Thomas Davis
13:24 Julia Haslett Interview pt 3
16:56 Bob In Your Gait Julianna Barwick
17:45 Julia Haslett Interview pt 4
22:30 Ponytail Panda Bear
24:11 Julia Haslett Interview pt 5
27:42 The Militant Lambchop
30:08 Julia Haslett Interview pt 6
34:46 Cyclops Eye Gary War
35:56 Julia Haslett Interview pt 7
41:09 Tuesday Grass Widow
44:03 Finish

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Julia Haslett is the director of the documentary An Encounter with Simone Weil.  The film tells the story of French Philosopher and activist Simone Weil, who spent her short yet prolific life grappling with a single question: What response does seeing human suffering demand of us? Before making this film Julia had never hear of Simone Weil, but she was familiar with this question. She grew up watching her father struggle with depression, and when Julia was 17 he took his own life. The suicide left her acutely sensitive to people in pain, but it was many years later that Julia read these words that would lead her to make her latest film. This week I speak with Julia Haslett about the life of Simone Weil and how the philosopher inspired this personal documentary.


HOST Thomas
Thomas grew up in Northern California where he fell in love with music and photography while going to punk shows and shooting skate photos. He photography in college, which may or may not qualify him to host an…