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Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

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    Review: Is Elaine Stritch’s Best Performance In a Documentary? ‘Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me’ Presents the Broadway Star In Candid Detail

    It takes about 12 seconds for Elaine Stritch to drop her first F-bomb in Chiemi Karasawa’s hugely entertaining “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,” and she’s just getting started. Karasawa’s candid portrait derives much of its appeal from the 87-year-old Broadway star’s vulgar energy — although now she’s 89 ...

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    Elaine Stritch On (Not) Wearing Pants and Hating the Title of Her New Documentary

    It's not often that documentary subjects admit to disliking the films about them -- especially in the presence of their directors. Then again, Elaine Stritch isn't known as a gal who plays by the books. The uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winning legend is profiled in producer Chiemi Karasawa's d...

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    Watch: Elaine Stritch at Her Uproarious and Uncompromising Best in 'Just Shoot Me' Trailer

    The uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winning legend Elaine Stritch is profiled in producer Chiemi Karasawa's directorial debut "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me," an uproarious and highly entertaining peek into the life of the 88-year-old Broadway star that doesn't shy away from chronicling her struggle w...

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    HIFF SummerDocs Series Closing with 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' & 'The Short Game'

    The Fifth Annual SummerDocs series hosted by the Hamptons International Film Festival is coming to a close in August with two festival favorites. "Elaine Strich: Shoot Me," which premiered at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, will be shown on August 12 while "The Short Game" is set to close out the...

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    Why Documentary Profiles Should Have Had Their Own Section at Tribeca

    Why not give the documentary profiles their own space to shine? Given that this type of filmmaking can be found among countless new features each year, the festival's programmers may want to consider carving out a better space for them in the next edition. In the meantime, these movies still provide...

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    Meet the 2013 Tribeca Filmmakers #4: Chiemi Karasawa Celebrates Broadway Legend 'Elaine Stritch'

    Documentary producer Chiemi Karasawa ("The Betrayal - Nerakhoon") makes his directorial debut with "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me," about the Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress. The 87-year-old is most known for her performance in Stephen Sondheim's 1970 musical "Company," as well as her more recent par...

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