OCTOBER 25, 2014
An Evening With
Temple Israel is proud to present Bill Pohlad as a Voice of Inspiration for our community.
Academy Award®-nominated producer Bill Pohlad is the founder and CEO of River Road Entertainment, and has been producing quality films for more than twenty years. His ability to seek out compelling material and bring it to light has established his reputation as a producer unafraid to take creative risks.
Pohlad most recently produced and financed, through River Road, the Academy Award®-winning Best Picture 12 Years a Slave. The film, released by Fox Searchlight, also won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Drama, two BAFTA Awards including Best Film, five Film Independent Spirit Awards including Best Feature, and earned a total of three Academy Awards. Pohlad’s past films include the Academy Award® nominated The Tree of Life, Into the Wild, and Academy Award® winning Brokeback Mountain. Pohlad and River Road have also executive produced numerous feature documentaries including Robert Kenner’s Academy Award® nominated documentary, Food, Inc.
The veteran producer will make his return to directing with the upcoming film Love & Mercy, which centers on Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys, and stars John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti. Pohlad will also produce this film through River Road.
Ticket sale and sponsorship information coming soon.
Donna Pohlad and Ellyn Wolfenson
CARLY HOFFMAN, JORI MILLER, SETH MILLER, MADDY PERSUITTI,
BEN STEIN, BROOKE STEIN, LAUREN SUNDICK
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