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15, 2008 Press Release "Librarian documentary to begin DVD sales on
Movie review in the
Edmonton Journal, June 9, 2008
Live radio Interview on WBLC,
Bloomington, Ill. on April 29, 2008
(MI) Public Radio interview with Tom Kramer on April 11, 2008.
Film Institute brochure featuring a special screening of The
Hollywood Librarian, March 2008.
Radio interview on The Dave Fanning Show, Dublin, Ireland, Feb 28,
don't often get the credit they deserve" Kansas City Star, Jan 29,
Front page headline "Librarians
have their day in film," Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI), Oct
Willliamsport, PA Sun-Gazette
Three screenings in Ontario, Canada were announced here.
The Mustang Daily (San Luis Obispo, CA) on Oct. 3, "Banning Books? Bad News"
Broomfield, Colorado piece from Sept. 30, "Real lives of
librarians revealed on big screen."
Arizona Republic piece, "Southwest
Valley libraries join in Banned Books week," Sept. 29.
Westbrook, Maine coverage by reporter Gordon Lane in the
American Journal, Sept. 27: "Warren
Library Goes Hollywood"
Dunn Show's interview with Ann on Wisconsin Public Radio from
Sept. 27 (in RealPlayer).
The University of Colorado-Denver Advocate piece, "GoScreen: The Hollywood
Librarian" on Sept 26.
UIUC News Bureau (Champaign, IL)reports "Film looks
at librarians as seen through Hollywood's sometimes unfair eyes" on
Sept. 26, 2007
Racine Journal Times 9/23/07 Reporter David Steinkraus
does an in-depth film review here: "Sssshhhhh!
Documentary focuses on librarians in films, and makes the case for
libraries as the seat of civilization"
The Norfolk NPR affiliate WHRV-FM interview with Ann Seidl, the writer and director, from August 21, 2007
slams the book on silly librarian stereotypes" in the Ft. Wayne
Journal Gazette, September 23, 2007
14, 2007 Press Release
"First-ever librarian documentary film announces nationwide release
beginning September 29"
Baltimore Times covered ALA past-president Carla Hayden and gave a good mention of The Hollywood Librarian. (July 7, 2007)
"T-town Librarian Shows up on Big Screen" by Josh Mrozinski at
Age Examiner (June 27, 2007)
The Washington Post covered the PREMIERE of the film at
ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Monica
Hesse reported on the story which headlined "The Modern Librarian:
A Role Worth Checking Out." (June 24, 2007)
School Library Journal's interview
with writer/director Ann Seidl. (12/27/06)
"Hollywood Librarian vs. Real Thing" by Leonard Kniffel American Libraries (June/July 2005 Issue)
Mention in the April 1, 2005 Library Journal about the film!
Press Release: April 5, 2005 "Librarian documentary crew films Scorsese, Bradbury"
Press Release: March 3, 2005 "Librarian documentary obtains seed money"
Read Ann's December 2004 Spotlight Film Review of TNT's The Librarian: Quest for the Spear for ALA.
Listen online to a rundown of the draft script for the film at the Dynix Web Institute site (November 2004, 53 minutes)
Read ALA Past President Sarah Long's article about the documentary in The Daily Herald, July 26, 2004
"The Hollywood Librarian: An Interview with Ann Seidl" by Kathleen Hughes. Public Libraries (Mar/Apr 2003 Issue)
Peoria Journal-Star, July 2003,
by Steve Tarter