What happens when Parkinson’s disease takes a poet’s voice? Hal and Minter brings you an unexpectedly funny and uplifting story about renowned poet Hal Sirowitz, who has battled Parkinson’s disease, and his partner—the resilient writer Minter Krotzer. Their love, wit, and strength shine through this captivating and inspiring documentary, revealing how the couple navigates life and love under extraordinary circumstances.
About the Film Director:
RAM DEVINENI is a seasoned and innovative filmmaker. He produced, edited, and directed the feature documentary, The Karma Killings, which was shot in India and globally released on Netflix. Devineni is also the creator of the interactive social-activist comic books, Priya’s Shakti, which received the Tribeca Film Institute New Media Fund from the Ford Foundation. His work is supported by the World Bank and has been honored by UN Women as a “gender equality champion.”
Join us for this special screening and an engaging live Q&A with the director. This is your opportunity to delve deeper into the lives of Hal and Minter, learn more about the making of the film, and engage with the award-winning filmmaker, Ram Devineni.