Behind the Screens: The Levys of Monticello

Enjoy an exclusive “Behind the Screens” conversation about this film featuring the director, Steven Pressman, & Jody Hirsh. The Levys of Monticello is Steven Pressman’s third feature-length documentary. His first film, 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus, premiered on HBO in 2013 and was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy in the category of Outstanding Historical Programming. His next film, Holy Silence, has been shown at numerous film festivals and premiered on PBS in November 2020.
About the Film: A documentary that tells the little-known story of the Levy family, who owned and carefully preserved Monticello following Thomas Jefferson’s death.

The Levys of Monticello is Streaming on Eventive September 12-19, 2022. Watch now!

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