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Date: 4:30pm EDT November 19 EST

In Bed With Ulysses — with Alan Adelson and Kate Taverna

In Bed With Ulysses chronicles the making of one of modern fiction’s most brilliant masterpieces—James Joyce’s Ulysses—and the toll it took on the Joyce family.

Before creating In Bed With Ulysses, Alan Adelson and Kate Taverna collaborated on two other widely acclaimed documentaries.

Alan Adelson works in both print and film. He was a page-one investigative reporter for the Wall Street Journal and has published fiction and non-fiction in many magazines including The New Yorker. He was the European Production Coordinator of the Academy Award winning HBO documentary, One Survivor Remembers. Adelson is currently producing Deadly Decisions, a documentary examining the use of the dioxin-contaminated herbicide, Agent Orange, in Southeast Asia and its deadly aftermath. He is writing a family history of the Einsteins under contract with the Crown division of Random House.

Kate Taverna has edited dozens of documentary films including Asylum, which was nominated for the Best Short Documentary Academy Award in 2005, and Pray the Devil Back to Hell, which won the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival documentary competition and has received many other awards. The documentary was instrumental in calling the Liberian women’s peace movement to the attention of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee which honored its leaders, including Lehmah Gbowee, one of the documentary’s principal characters, with the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Killing In the Name, edited by Kate Taverna, was produced by Moxie Firecracker and was nominated for the best short documentary Oscar.



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