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Life In A Dream, Life On Film

Lu Olkowski

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Isaiah and Julia Zagar
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In seven years, Jeremiah Zagar captured the creativity, passion and dysfunction that was his family. His father Isaac is an eccentric and tormented painter who chronicles his own family in his work. The film, "In A Dream," premiers at SXSW this week and Weekend America contributor Lu Olkowski brings us the story, behind the story.

Songs Heard in the Piece

"That Right Ain't Shit Altered," The Books

"Broken Glass," Kelli Scarr

"Long Sex," Kelli Scarr

"Giganticness," Kelli Scarr

  • Music Bridge:
    Rewinding Sunday
    Artist: Colorlist
    CD: Lists (Off)


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  • By Rikke Houd

    From Reykjavik, 03/17/2008

    What a beautiful piece!
    Will this film come to Iceland?

    By Arthur Klym

    From Kennewick, WA, 03/10/2008

    Jaw-droppingly powerful. Nothing could be more intensely personal than that story.

    By Jay McLaughlin

    From Greenville, NC, 03/08/2008

    Wow, just in a word, wow... Lu Olkowski, that was beautiful. Thanks Public Radio!

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