Common Hour: Helen Whitney
With more than thirty years of experience in filmmaking, Helen Whitney has won awards for her documentary films and dramatic features. She has covered diverse topics ranging from photographer Richard Avedon to Pope John II to youth gangs and more. She has produced and directed many documentary films including “The Mormons” in 2007, “Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero” in 2002 and “John Paul II: The Millennial Pope” in 1998. She was nominated for an Oscar with her short documentary “First Edition,” won an Emmy award for “The Choice ‘96” and won Outstanding Script for Television Documentary from The Writers Guild of America for “John Paul II: The Millennial Pope” in 2000. Come attend a presentation given by Helen Whitney herself, featuring a preview of the 7:30 p.m. event "Faith & Doubt."