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Press: Interviews


Aug 2018

Conversa Com Bial: Andrew Solomon afirma: “É importante acabar com a depressão, não com a tristeza”

Pedro Bial went to New York to chat with writer Andrew Solomon about depression, and about his book, The Noonday Demon.

Aug 2018

Audio: Be Reel Director Interview: Rachel Dretzin on ‘Far From The Tree’

Be Reel host Chance talks to veteran documentarian Rachel Dretzin about her new film Far From The Tree. They discuss her surprisingly close collaboration with bestselling author Andrew Solomon and how to be ethically curious when interviewing people with disabilities.

Aug 2018

Audio: KXL FM: “Far from the Tree” Review & Andrew Solomon Interview

“You’ll leave the theater wanting more. I did… I think I’m a better person for seeing this movie. You will be, too.”

Aug 2018

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #146: Andrew Solomon

I wanted to look honestly at how dangerous it can be to have children, at how many ways they can create anguish for you. And at how you go on loving them nonetheless.

Aug 2018

Differences between parents, children explored in new doc

“I wanted the idea of the extraordinary transformation that has taken place in the lives of gay people over the last 50 years to stand as a model for the other kinds of transformation that I was investigating.”

Aug 2018

Andrew Solomon and Rachel Dretzin on their new Documentary About Parents and Children

If you know only people who are like you you become a caricature of yourself but if you don’t know anyone who’s like you it’s hard to figure out who you are.

Aug 2018

Dretzin and Solomon on “Far from the Tree”

Film critic Dean Rogers talks to director Rachel Dretzin and the author of the book Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity author Andrew Solomon.

Jul 2018

Video: Great Day Washington: “Far From the Tree,” a documentary on love and family

Author Andrew Solomon and director Rachel Dretzin join Great Day Washington host Markette Sheppard to discuss the new documentary, Far from the Tree.

Jul 2018

Audio: Press Play with Madeleine Brand: Far from the Tree

Author Andrew Solomon and director Rachel Dretzin join Press Play host Madeleine Brand to discuss Dretzin’s new documentary, Far from Tree, based on Solomon’s award-winning book, Far from Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

Jul 2018

Video: Amanpour: Andrew Solomon & Rachel Dretzin on “Far from the Tree”

Author Andrew Solomon and director Rachel Dretzin join Christiane Amanpour to discuss their new feature documentary, Far from the Tree, based on Solomon’s award-winning Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.