The film had its world premiere in October 2019 at the opening night of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, as well as additional screenings at the New Orleans Film Festival and Austin Film Festival.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Mary Steenburgen - Narrator
- Hilton Als - Self
- Sally Fitzgerald - Self
- Michael Fitzgerald - Self
- Robert Giroux - Self
- Mary Gordon - Self
- Mary Karr - Self
- Tommy Lee Jones - Self
- Alice McDermott - Self
- Conan O'Brien - Self
- Alice Walker - Self
- Tobias Wolff - Self
Production[edit | edit source]
Directed by Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco, Flannery is the first National Endowment for the Humanities feature documentary to explore the life of acclaimed southern U.S. writer, Flannery O'Connor 
Elizabeth is a documentary filmmaker, scholar and professor at Loyola University Chicago. She owns and directs films with Ted Hardin of Long Distance Productions. Mark is a Jesuit priest, O’Connor scholar and Vice President for Mission and Ministry at Georgetown University. 
The score for the film, by award-winning composer Miriam Cutler ("RBG", "Dark Money") includes O'Connor-inspired songs by Bruce Springsteen and Lucinda Williams. With animations, letters, never-before-seen photographs and archival footage, soul-raising music and insights from top American writers, actors and critics, the film illustrates the life of the brilliant and reclusive writer.
Release[edit | edit source]
Flannery became the first winner of the Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film.  Filmmaker Ken Burns who chairs his namesake award said in regard to the film, “Flannery” is an extraordinary documentary that allows us to follow the creative process of one our country’s greatest writers.”
In October 2019 Flannery was awarded the prize for best Documentary Feature at the Austin Film Festival. 
The film had its world premiere in October 2019 at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.
References[edit | edit source]
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