In Search of Simone

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April 2 Podcast

Julia Haslett talks about her new documentary, "An Encounter with Simone Weil."
Producing "An Encounter with Simone Weil" was a deeply personal experience for Julia Haslett, who spent six years on the project. Here she talks with Associate Editor Kerry Weber about her journey and what she discovered about the French activist and writer. Haslett's film premiers on March 23 at Quad Cinema in New York City. It will be released on DVD this summer.

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