Dec17

Back to August

 
Before Jackie’s intense promotional campaign began in September, Natalie did the same with her directorial debut four months ago. On August 19, she attended a special screening of A Tale of Love and Darkness at Sunshine Cinema in New York, and finally here we have the complete video of the later Q&A, with a great image quality and perfectly edited. Enjoy:

 

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Nov17

ATOLAD screening

 
Natalie attended a screening of A Tale of Love and Darkness at the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival yesterday, giving a nice surprise to Amos Oz, the author of the memoir on which the film is based. Here we have a photo of the moment, and a video from the facebook page of the festival:

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Oct21

Tidbits

 
The news about Natalie pile up, so here are a few as Tidbits.

A Tale of Love and Darkness opens in Germany on November 3, and Spiegel Online has an interview with Natalie because of it. Unfortunately, the full article is for subscribers only, but we can enjoy a nice picture of her illustrating it:

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Aug28

ATOLAD interview videos

 
They have been two intense weeks of ATOLAD promotion for Natalie. In that time we have seen many photos and videos of her public appearances … but if that was not enough, here are a couple more to complete it.

-Popcorn interview, with Peter Travers:

– Full Q&A at the Landmark theatre in LA:

 

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Aug26

Fox Beat Video

 
Today, A Tale of Love and Darkness is expanded to 25 theaters across the USA. On that occasion, Natalie is making a second round of interviews, with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel’s show yesterday, and a short interview on Fox 5 Beat this morning. Here is the video:

 

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Aug22

Aol Build Full Video

 
A few days ago we saw the full interview to 92nd Street Y, today we can see the conversation at Aol Build New York.

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Aug21

Landmark Theatre Q&A

 
And here we have the last promotion event of the week: an after screening Q&A last night, at the Landmark Theatre in LA:

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Aug20

Sunshine Cinema Screening

 
Natalie was at the Sunshine cinema in NY last night, attending a Q&A during a screening of A Tale of Love and Darkness. Here are a couple of instagram photos to prove it…

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Aug19

Reel Pieces Video

 
Natalie attended a conversation with Annette Insdorf on 92nd Street last night. Here we have the complete video interview:

 

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Aug19

ATOLAD USA release tidbits

 
This has been an intense week in terms of news and public appearances in Natland… but here are a few more, as Tidbits 🙂

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Earlier this week, new reviews of the film came out, and although it continued the lukewarm tone of last year, recent days have appeared some good ones that have made the movie percentage has risen in sites like Metacritic and Rotten. Here are some of the most positives:

-LA Times:

“Natalie Portman makes her directorial debut with the touching Israeli memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness”

-Slant Magazine:

“Like Jerusalem itself, A Tale of Love and Darkness is a multilayered tapestry of Jewish history, where the past and the present coexist in both material and psychological term”

-The New York Times:

“From Natalie Portman, Israel’s Birth Distilled in Mood and Memory”

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Aug19

92nd Street appearance

 
Not one, but two were the events that Natalie attended yesterday to promote ATOLAD. She was at Aol Build in the morning, and afternoon was a conversation with Annette Insdorf on 92nd Street Y, not only on her directorial debut, but about her whole career. Hawtcelebs has the photos:

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Aug18

Aol Build interview

 
Natalie has been interviewed for Aol Build this morning about her directorial debut, and here are a couple of screen captures of the event, plus an instagram photo from the arrival

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Aug17

Natalie On WSJ Cafe

 
Natalie made another media appearance, this time for the Wall Street Journal Cafe, to promote ATOLAD. By now you might feel like you’ve heard enough about that project, so you might want to stick around for the end where Natalie talks about her non-involvement with Thor 3 (sounds pretty final), the Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic and future directing projects.

 

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Aug16

Charlie Rose full interview

 
Here it is: the full interview with Natalie on the Charlie Rose’s program last night.

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Bonus: A brief summary of the interview this morning, with Charlie Rose´s point of view…

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Today was a great day to be a Natalie fan, certainly. After a couple of television appearances, here are a few pictures of the A Tale of Love and Darkness Premiere & After Party in New York.

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Aug15

Natalie on Good Morning America

 
Natalie has been in ABC’s Good Morning America this morning to promote her directorial debut. Here’s the video and a few photos

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Aug12

New ATOLAD clip

 
A new clip of A Tale of Love and Darkness, where we can enjoy the performances and the dark, elegant photography of the film:

 

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Aug11

LA Times interview

 
Natalie is giving some interviews because of the release of her directorial debut in USA. One for a compilation article in the Jewish Journal, and another for LA Times, in which she expounds a little more about other issues apart from this film.

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The USA release date of the film approaches, and new promotional material with it, like this nice video clip, where Natalie teach her child the value of kindness:

 

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Aug09

Tidbits

 
It will be a long wait until we can enjoy the premieres of Jackie and Planetarium in Venice … but we will try to make it more bearable with a good portion of tidbits.

-Speaking of Jackie, the last film of Pablo Larraín, here we have an interview (in Spanish) with his brother (and co-producer of the film) where, among other things, he talks about the difficulties of production:

On October 8, Juan de Dios landed at Charles De Gaulle airport with his family, cameras and bags. A month later, and two weeks into the filming, there was multiple bombing in Paris that killed 137 people. That night of November 13, the feeling of insecurity was overwhelming. Hard to describe, with shouts and incessant sounds of sirens. That forced them to redouble security in film sets and reroute cars. In February they moved to Washington to shooting in locations. The same day of the filming outside the White House, Barack Obama’s team confirmed that they would have an hour to make shots. Including installation of vintage cars, sets, costumes. The result was perfect.

A Tale of Love and Darkness will have a limited US release on August 19, so Natalie attend a few events next week. The first two will take place in New York on Thursday: one in the morning on AOL Build Studio, and the other in the afternoon on Lexington Avenue. The last one will take place on Saturday in LA (thanks to Kitten for the find):

Hopefully we will have some images of them…

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