The premier edition of Coachella Magazine features a wonderful article by publisher Jorge Perezchica based on conversations he had with “A Place of Truth” director Barrett Rudich during the 2014 American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs, California. Article can be seen here
NBC10′s Vai Sikahema sat down with director Barrett Rudich and Pennsylvania native Abi Mott to talk about “A Place Of Truth” and its screening at the New Hope Film Festival.
” [Director Barrett Rudich] What I’ve been most impressed with in showing the film to very different sets of audiences is that the appeal (while clearly strong with other Millennials) actually reaches across many age categories – often for different but sometimes the same reasons.” Full article here
“…His Baltimore connections show up in small ways in the film. Rudich uses Wye Oak’s song “I Don’t Feel Young” in an intimate scene between Mott and her friend Ashley. ‘A Place of Truth,’ which won the Audience Award for best feature film at the Northwest Filmmakers Festival, is Rudich’s first feature, and he said […]
“What’s your dream job? Think about that for a minute, and then ask yourself another question: What would you be willing to put on the line to make that dream a reality? The Signal’s Aaron Henkin interviews Barrett Rudich, whose documentary film, A Place of Truth, tells the story of a young woman who has definitive […]
“Abi Mott sat calmly and typed, as if a guy wasn’t sitting atop a throne 6 feet away and heckling passers-by on the Colisee floor. ‘Look at her,’ filmmaker Barrett Rudich said. In an aisle of the Androscoggin Business to Business Trade Show, Mott composed poetry. The 23-year-old woman from Lancaster, Pa. sat in a […]
You can listen to Matty B’s entire interview about “A Place of Truth” and the Emerge Film Festival.
“Among the 40 films to be shown at this weekend’s Emerge Film Festival in Lewiston is A Place of Truth, a 65-minute documentary about 21-year-old “street poet” Abi Mott, who travels around the country as an unconventional busker, writing poems on the spot for strangers. We caught up with director Barrett Rudich via email to find out […]
“Abi Mott’s business model is simple. Abi is from Lancaster originally but now lives in Denver, CO. After high school she met a man in San Francisco who typed poems for people on the street, and then she took up the craft herself. She’s traveled across the country and set up a small table, a […]
Lancaster New Era’s Entertainment section features full page story about the making of “A Place of Truth.” ”Barrett Rudich was walking down the street by Powell’s Books in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 10, 2011 when he saw a young woman sitting in a chair on the sidewalk, perched in front of a small typewriter. […]
“A Place of Truth” director Barrett Rudich is interviewed in this KMIR News story about the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs, California.
As reported by Marc Mohan on Nov 19th in The Oregonian and OregonLive: “The 40th edition of the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival comes to a close, and the Northwest Film Center has tabulated all those little slips of paper they handed out before every screening. The ‘smart® audience award’ (as in, sponsored by smart car) for […]
Film critic Jamie S. Rich writing on OregonLive about his top picks at the upcoming Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival: “My favorite of the films I’ve seen, however, is Barrett Rudich’s “A Place of Truth.” The director follows street poet Abigail Mott around the country. The charming author earns her way honing her craft, buying time while […]