Alix Lambert Crime Event

May ’08
7:00 pm

Author will read from and sign copies of her book CRIME: A Series of Extraordinary Interviews Exposing the World of Crime – Real and Imagined.

As long as it has been documented, crime has captivated the public’s imagination. This book brings together the world of crime with its artistic counterpart and allows a dialogue to develop between the two. Through interviews with detectives, actors, murderers, film directors, prison inmates and authors, Alix Lambert uncovers both the prosaic and the extraordinary in a subject that implicates us all.

Over 5O interviews including:
Ben Affleck, Jake Arnott, LAPD Chief Bratton, Michael Buscemi, Dave Courtney, David Cronenberg, Mike Hodges, Ice-T, Takeshi Kitano, Dennis Lehane, Elmore Leonard, David Mamet, Viggo Mortensen, Samantha Morton

The New York Times Sunday Magazine named Alix Lambert as one of “30 people under 30 who will change the culture in the next 30 years.”  Lambert’s feature length documentary “The Mark of Cain” was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and aired on Nightline. “The Mark of Cain” was used as reference by David Cronenberg in the making of his film “Eastern Promises”. She went on to produce additional segments of Nightline as well as produce 7 segments for the PBS series LIFE 360.  Her fine art work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide for the past 15 years. Her work has been shown at the Venice Biennale, The Museum of Modern art in New York, and the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, to name a few. She was nominated for the BAUM award in photography. She was the Silver Award Documentary Winner at the Atlantic City Film Festival. Lambert is a contributing editor for INDEX magazine and for the literary journal OPEN CITY.  As a performer Ms. Lambert is a member of the Obie award winning theater group The Civilians and was seen on stage at PS122 in Nobody’s Lunch.  Lambert wrote Episode 6, season 3 of Deadwood: “A Rich Find” and is currently a writer and associate producer on the new HBO / David Milch drama: John From Cinicinnati.  Lambert was recently nominated for a WGA award for outstanding writing for a dramatic series for her Deadwood episode.