Julian Schnabel, Michael Goldfarb on pianist Alice Herz-Sommer
Presented by Philip Dodd. With artist and film-maker Julian Schnabel, plus Michael Goldfarb on the life of pianist and Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer, who has died aged 110.
Artist and film-maker Julian Schnabel talks to Philip Dodd. In 1980 he took part in the Venice Biennale and then became known for creating a series of paintings on broken ceramic plates before turning to directing films including The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, based on Jean-Dominique Bauby's memoir about living with locked-in syndrome following a stroke, Before Night Falls starring Javier Bardem, and a biopic of the painter Basquiat.
The pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, who gave concerts while she was incarcerated in Terezín, was the oldest known holocaust survivor until her death last week at the age of 110. Michael Goldfarb considers her life.
Michael Goldfarb's new book is called Emancipation, How Liberating Europe's Jews from the Ghetto Led to Revolution and Renaissance.
Producer: Natalie Steed.
Philip Dodd in conversation with Julian Schnabel, American artist and film maker
Alice Herz-Sommer -the oldest known holocaust survivor until her death at the age of 110.
Michael Goldfarb considers the life of Anne, a pianist and a holocaust survivor.
Michael Goldfarb on pianist Alice Herz-Sommer
|Interviewed Guest||Julian Schnabel|
|Interviewed Guest||Michael Goldfarb|