Larry King interviews Lily Tomlin. Actress & comedian Tomlin discusses how she first realized she was attracted to women, her longtime partner Jane Wagner, & why she will not get married.
Satirical takeoff of "The Incredible Shrinking Man", in which a suburban housewife becomes a celebrity after being adversely affected by household cleaning products.
After more than 40 years together, comedian Lily Tomlin and her partner, comedy writer Jane Wagner, are officially hitched.
Wedding bells for actress Lily Tomlin. The actress married her longtime partner and comedy collaborator Jane Wagner in a private ceremony on New Year's Eve. The couple have been together for 42 years and shared Emmy awards in 1974, 1976 and 1981.
The Emmy-winning actress and her partner Jane Wagner may finally be getting married after 42 years together! Get the details.
Filmed around the United States, 'The Iranian Americans' chronicles the underreported history of a group of immigrants finding refuge, overcoming adversity and ultimately creating new lives in the United States. With Iran in the news virtually every day, many Americans have little knowledge of the story of the hundreds of thousands of Iranians who live here in United States.
Hear from Iranian immigrants who found refuge, overcame adversity and became successful in America. 12/18/2012
Trailer for the documentary An Apology to Elephants.
Few animals hold more fascination for humans than elephants. For centuries they ve been adored, inspired great works of art, and even been revered as gods, yet they have also been treated with cruelty. An Apology to Elephants explores the abuse of these ancient and intelligent animals and shows how some people are reversing the trend. Narrated and executive produced by Lily Tomlin and directed by Emmy winner Amy Schatz, with narration written by Jane Wagner.
As a keystone species, elephants promote biodiversity, helping trees, plants and animals flourish; as highly intelligent, empathetic and social animals, they are unique and remarkable creatures. But humans have poached elephants, chained and trained them in captivity, and destroyed their natural habitats. The first thing we need to know is that the elephants need our help, says Lily Tomlin.
An Apology to Elephants spotlights elephants importance to global ecology and the environment. Known as the gardeners of the forest, they clear large trees and branches for food, which makes way for smaller plants and animals to thrive. However, due to the ivory trade and habitat destruction, elephant species are considered either vulnerable or endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and are at risk of extinction within the next ten years. Extinction is part of the pattern of life on the planet, but we re amping up the rate at which extinctions occur, says paleontologist Dr. Ross MacPhee.
Trailer for The Incredible Shrinking Woman.
The loveable and laughable Lily Tomlin stars in the high-spirited comedy The Incredible Shrinking Woman. Exposed to a bizarre mix of household chemicals, ordinary housewife and mother Pat Kramer (Tomlin), develops a strange illness she begins to shrink. Baffling doctors and struggling to take care of her family, Pat's diminishing size captures the hearts of the American people but also the attention of an evil group of scientists plotting to take over the world!
Wagner and DiFeliciantonio talk about TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW FOR SURE, their short film about Dorothy Allison which premiered on POV in 1998 as part of the SHE SHORTS series. Allison is a writer from Greenville, NC. Her first book 'Bastard Out of Carolina' was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award. The filmmakers talk about how her writing inspired them to make the film.
In this new online-only series, we'll be featuring current and past interviews with some of the most influential documentary filmmakers working today. In this episode, Jane Wagner and Tina DiFeliciantonio talk about what started them making nonfiction films, their collaborative process - both with each other and their subjects - and share their advice for young filmmakers.
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