The Lady Bird Diaries

From award-winning filmmaker Dawn Porter comes "The Lady Bird Diaries," a groundbreaking all-archival documentary film about Lady Bird Johnson, one of the most influential and least understood First Ladies. The feature film looks at the 123 hours of personal and revealing audio diaries that Lady Bird recorded during her husband’s administration. The film reveals Lady Bird as an astute observer of character and culture and a savvy political strategist. It recasts her crucial role in LBJ’s presidency and brings viewers behind the scenes of one of the most tumultuous and consequential periods in modern American history.

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Credits

Director:

Dawn Porter

Executive Producer:

Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, Jacqueline Glover, Victoria Thompson, Julia Sweig, Adam Pincus

Producer:

Kim Reynolds, Dawn Porter

Editor:

Benjamin Zweig

Music:

Paul Brill

Additional Credits:

Supervising Producer: Amanda Goscinski, Line Producer: Adam Goldberg, Additional Editor: Alisa Selman, Archival Producer: Michelle Ngo, Associate Producer: Isabel Dorval, Supervising Post Producer: Beth A. Mullen, Consulting Archival Producer: Susanne Mason, Archival Assistant: Opal Suchaya, Music Supervisor: Aurelia Belfield, : Based on the book "Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight" by Julia E. Sweig and the podcast: "Podcast in Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson"

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Dawn Porter
Trilogy Films
dawn@trilogy-films.com

Publicity Contact:

JC Diaz
sxsw@frankpublicity.com
773.879.1055

Details

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Year:

2022

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genres:

Biography, Documentary

Screening Section:

Documentary Spotlight

Screening Category:

Documentary Feature

Language:

English

Runtime:

100 mins