November 2, 2022 / Modified nov 2, 2022 6:27 p.m.

Director Ari Folman's "Where is Anne Frank" comes to Tucson.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson on ways that overturning Roe v. Wade endangers women's lives; Betsy Kruse Craig portrays Molly Ivins at Invisible Theater; and Colin Quinn takes a comedic look at United States history in his book “Overstated”.

Where is Anne frank hero In the 2021 animated film "Where is Anne Frank", director Ari Folman brings to life Kitty, Anne Frank's imaginary friend to whom she dedicated her iconic diary.

Arizona Spotlight

November 3, 2022

NPR

Featured on the November 3rd, 2022 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • A conversation with award-winning animation director Ari Folman about “Where is Anne Frank” , a new film that looks at the how the tragedy of the Holocaust has been both remembered and forgotten in contemporary culture.

Anne and kitty spotlight In "Where is Anne Frank", director Ari Folman brings to life Kitty, Anne Frank's imaginary friend to whom she dedicated her iconic diary.
Where is Anne Frank poster unsized The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies will host a screening of "Where is Anne Frank" with director Ari Folman on Sunday, Nov. 6th, 2022 at The Loft Cinema.

Adiba cover Adiba Nelson with her daughter Emory.
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Molly ivins desk unsized Betsy Kruse Craig as Molly Ivins in "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" playing at Invisible Theatre's through Nov. 13, 2022.
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Molly ivins desk 2 unsized Betsy Kruse Craig as Molly Ivins in "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" playing at Invisible Theatre through Nov. 13, 2022.
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Molly ivins and helper unsized Trystan Garcia as “The Helper" alongside Betsy Kruse Craig as Molly Ivins in "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" playing at Invisible Theatre's through Nov. 13, 2022.
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  • Quintessential New York comedian Colin Quinn is best known for hosting Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live in the late 1990s, among his many film and TV roles. Quinn ponders the similarities and differences between all fifty united states in his new book “Overstated”, and he is on his way to visit the Rialto Theatre on November 10th.
Colin Quinn unsized Actor, comedian and writer Colin Quinn is best known for his work as an actor on Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. His book "Overstated" discusses each of the 50 states, comparing the antics that shared by Americans.
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overstated unsized "Overstated" by Colin Quinn is a state-by-state comparison exploring the similarities and differences Americans share.

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