A CLASSY BROAD

The Business

New York

A CLASSY BROAD

Marcia Nassitir, Anne Goursaud

Thursday, October 19, 2017

7:00 PM
Check-in begins at: 6:30 PM



Join us for a screening followed by Q&A with Anne Goursaud and Marcia Nasatir. 

Moderated by Lori Hammel.  

SYNOPSIS
Marcia Nasatir's life-story is singular, fueled by reservoirs of feminism and Hollywood palace intrigue. A CLASSY BROAD: Marcia's Adventures in Hollywood documents her remarkable life, from San Antonio, Texas, where she fell in love with movies and storytelling, to her present-day life in Los Angeles.



PANELISTS

Anne Goursaud - Producer, director, editor
Anne Goursaud is an accomplished film director and editor, crediting Francis Ford Coppola for spotting her talent and giving her the chance to edit ONE FROM THE HEART. 

Anne's directing credits include EMBRACE OF THE VAMPIRE, POISON IVY II, ANOTHER 9.5 WEEKS. Her editing credits include Coppola's THE OUTSIDERS, BRAM STOKERS DRACULA, IRONWEED, HER ALIBI, CRIMES OF THE HEART, LOST SOULS, TWO JAKES, IDLEWILD, and EXPIRED. Recently, Anne produced the feature documentary, ULTRASUEDE: IN SEARCH OF HALSTON. 

Anne received a license en Histoire de L'Art from Sorbonne and a Masters of Fine Art from Columbia University. She is a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Editors Guild, A.C.E., the Academy of Arts and Sciences, and SACD. 

Marcia Nasatir
Marcia's groundbreaking career began in New York's publishing world. Through interviews, stock footage, and Marcia’s own narrative, this “untold Hollywood story” unfolds, following Marcia’s career from lone female literary agent at The Ziegler Agency where she represented writers like William Goldman, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Lorenzo Semple, Three Days of the Condor, Parallax View, Robert Towne, Chinatown, to the studio United Artists where she became the first female vice-president in charge of production. At UA, Marcia championed films that have become American classics, including: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Rocky, Carrie, Coming Home, Apocalypse Now, The Black Stallion. Unceremoniously dismissed, she moved on to a career as an independent producer where she continued to fight for films that were difficult to make. She took on The Big Chill, a film that had been turned down by seventeen companies and fought to get it financed. Larry Kasdan, the writer/director credits Marcia for getting his picture made. Hamburger Hill and Ironweed are some of her other credits as producer. 

In 2007, Marcia teamed up with her former client and close friend, Lorenzo Semple Jr, for a film review series Reel Geezers that became an instant YouTube sensation.

Now 91 years old, Marcia continues producing films. Her latest project is Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Her spirit is an inspiration to countless women and men in the film industry and beyond.

Lori Hammel - Moderator
Lori Hammel is a NYC-based actress and writer who has performed on Broadway and Off Broadway as well as in National Tours including: Mamma Mia, Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 and as Ethel Mertz in I Love Lucy Live. 

Film work includes playing a morning show host in the Coen brother's feature Burn After Reading; An Invisible Sign; She's Lost Control and playing the lead in Coney Island Queen (2014 Cannes Shorts Corner).

TV includes Master of None (Season 2); The Following; 30 Rock; Difficult People and The Colbert Report. 

Lori played recurring political pundit Leslie Hillerman on the Onion News Network series, In The Know and is the creator and star of the series Margo Rose Reports.

In 2015, she received an Excellence in Acting Award at the NY International Fringe Festival. 

She is the recipient of a Jeff Award, two Jeff nominations and two After Dark Awards. 

In national commercials Lori has been directed by David Steinberg, Oscar winning documentarian Errol Morris and Phil Morrison.

Lori is the 2014 recipient of the SAG-AFTRA Joseph C. Riley Service Award. 

She co-authored the critically acclaimed guidebook Minding the Edge – Strategies for a Fulfilling, Successful Career as an Actor and is a contributing writer for Acting for the Stage (2017 Focal Press).  www.lorihammel.com

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