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Press: Interviews


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.

Jul 2018

Audio: The Frame: Which differences do we cure and which do we celebrate?

Director Rachel Dretzin joins Steven Cuevas to discuss the new documentary, Far from the Tree, inspired by Andrew Solomon’s best-selling Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

Jul 2018

Audio: All Things Considered: Far from the Tree

The documentary Far from the Tree chronicles the lives of children who are not what their parents wanted or expected.

Jul 2018

Audio: NPR Weekend Edition: Finding Happiness In ‘Far From The Tree’

Andrew Solomon and Loini Vivao join NPR Weekend Edition host Scott Simon to talk about Far from the Tree, the new documentary based on Solomon’s award-winning book, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

Jul 2018

Director Rachel Dretzin on Far from the Tree, Family and the Value of Difference

On adapting a 800-page bestseller into a 90-minute documentary feature.

Jul 2018

‘Far From the Tree’ director Rachel Dretzin takes closer look at family and otherness

Every family can relate to the themes of the book and film, even if they don’t have a special needs child or child who’s gay. We’ve all had someone in the family that felt different. I think that’s what touches so many viewers.

Jul 2018

Audio: Midday on WNYC: Film on Extraordinary Families in Unordinary Circumstances

Rachel Dretzin and Andrew Solomon discuss Dretzin’s new documentary, Far from the Tree, with MidDay guest host Matt Katz.

Jul 2018

Video: “Far From the Tree” follows families facing extraordinary challenges

Author Andrew Solomon joins CBS News anchor Tanya Rivero to discuss Far from the Tree, the new documentary based on his award-winning book.