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Katharine Kramer
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Katharine "Kat" Kramer founded Kat Kramer's Films That Change the World to showcase motion pictures that raise awareness about important social issues. In so doing, she is following in the footsteps of her late father, the legendary producer/director Stanley Kramer, who was known for taking artistic and financial chances by making movies about controversial subjects.

Recently, Ms. Kramer premiered the powerful new documentary Teach Your Children Well, which deals with the growing problem of bullying in schools. Previous selections in her screening series have included The Cove, which exposed the slaughter of dolphins in Japan; Elephants and Man: A Litany of Tragedy, about the suffering of elephants in captivity; and Barbra Streisand's Yentl, which focused attention on women's equality, and was used as a springboard for a discussion about the widespread sexual abuse of women in the Congo.

Entries by Katharine Kramer

"Feminism" Is Back in Vogue

(1) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 6:19 PM

There is a new important documentary directed by filmmaker Mary Dore called She's Beautiful When She's Angry currently playing in New York City at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema and opens in Los Angeles December 12 at the Landmark Nuart Theatre. There will soon be a national release. The film recently...

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Exploring Letters From Himmler

(1) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 12:01 PM

I recently had the chance to Co-Host an exclusive screening of the new documentary "The Decent One" with the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival in association with my Cinema Series "Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World."I was lucky to be able to moderate a post-discussion with the filmmaker Vanessa...

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"CinemAbility" Explores current Civil Rights Movement and Marks 6th Installment Of "Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World"

(2) Comments | Posted June 23, 2014 | 10:01 AM

I spent most of 2013 celebrating my father Stanley Kramer's Centennial with screenings, retrospectives and film festivals honoring his Legacy across the country. One of the highlights in recognizing my father's pioneering career was when I presented the North American premiere of Lawrence Johnston's documentary FALLOUT for the 5th Anniversary...

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FALLOUT and the Making of ON THE BEACH

(3) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 2:56 PM

When my father, Stanley Kramer, made the film ON THE BEACH back in 1959, its images of the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust frightened movie goers. The film, based on the novel of the same name by British author Nevil Shute, starred Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire and Anthony...

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