Ep 689: Jason Isaacs & Reed Birney • Maayan Laufer

Oct 08, 2021

[7 mins. 58 secs.] Two of the actors in the new dramatic film "Mass", Jason Isaacs ("Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets") and Reed Birney ("House of Cards") are the guests. Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents (Isaacs & Martha Plimpton, Birney & Ann Dowd) agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward. In Fran Kranz’s writing and directing debut, he thoughtfully examines their journey of grief, anger and acceptance by coming face-to-face with the ones who have been left behind. the film opens theatrically today, Friday, October 8th in NYC & LA and then expands nationwide over the coming weeks.

[43 mins. 21 secs.] The producer of the Faces of Hunger International Film Festival, Maayan Laufer, is the guest. The virtual short documentary festival, is entering its 5th season, and is an annual event dedicated to exploring food security, health, and waste issues. It runs from October 15th through the 19th. Register to see the films, panels and more at facesofhunger.org.

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