2020 Guest Speakers

Special 15th Anniversary Series Guest Speakers

Alex Winter (bottom left), Director and Mike J. Nichols (top right), Film Editor of ZAPPA, moderated by Tom Needham, Host of The Sounds of Film at WUSB radio via Zoom



Erika Cohn, Director of Film BELLY OF THE BEAST via Zoom

Alexander Nanau, Director of Film COLLECTIVE via Zoom

2020 Fall Season Speakers

Mary Wharton, Director & Chris Farrell, Producer of Film JIMMY CARTER ROCK AND ROLL PRESIDENT via Zoom

Rick Korn, Director; S.A. Baron, Producer; Jason Chapin, Producer and Harry’s son; Jen Chapin, singer-songwriter and Harry’s daughter for Film HARRY CHAPIN: WHEN IN DOUBT, DO SOMETHING via Zoom



Barbara Kopple, Director, David Cassidy and Eric Forman, Producers for the film DESERT ONE with Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard “Taco” Sanchez and John Limbert, Diplomat and One of the Iran Hostages moderated by Tom Needham, Host of The Sounds of Film at WUSB radio via Zoom.




Loira Limbal, Director (top) and Subjects in the Film, Nunu and Patrick (bottom) for Film THROUGH THE NIGHT via Zoom

Ric Burns, Director of Film OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE via Zoom

Matt Riddlehoover (left), Director and Dustin Tittle (right), grandson of Johnny and Vivian Cash and Producer of MY DARLING VIVIAN via Zoom

Miles Hargrove, Director of Film MIRACLE FISHING via Zoom

2020 Spring Season Speakers

Daniel Roher (via Zoom), Director of Film ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBINSON AND THE BAND

Scott Rosenbaum (via Zoom),


Long Island Musician Pete Mancini (via YouTube), Mini Online Tribute Concert to The Band

Scott Sharrard (via Zoom), Lead Guitarist for the Gregg Allman Band and Subject in Film SIDEMEN: LONG ROAD TO GLORY

Martha Shane (via Zoom), Director of Film NARROWSBURG

Codi Barbini (via Zoom), Director of Film


Kate Davis & David Heilbroner (upper right), Directors; Tamara Weiss, Producer (lower left); Chris Stills (lower right) & Sally Taylor (upper left), Subjects in Film BORN INTO THE GIG, moderated by Tom Needham (center), host of “The Sounds of Film” WUSB Radio.