Elaine Madsen

Elaine Madsen
Documentarian, Playwright, Author and Poet

An Emmy® award winning documentary maker, Madsen has completed directing "I Know a Woman Like That" which was produced by her Academy® Award nominated daughter Virginia Madsen's Title IX Productions. The film screened in the 2009 Chicago International Film Festival where Roger Ebert cited it as "transformative and extraordinary". Madsen's book of poetry "Crayola Can't Make These Colors" is now available in book stores and on Amazon. Emmy® winning documentary "Better Than It Has to Be", about film making in Chicago, aired on both NBC and PBS. Madsen is also the the co-author of "The Texan and Dutch Gas, Kicking Off Europe's Energy Revolution", published in the USA and abroad in the Netherlands. She is the mother of actors Virginia and Michael Madsen and their writer/restauranteur sister Cheri.

Documentary Movie Screenings: 'I Know A Woman Like That'

Film screenings will be followed by Q&A with director Elaine Madsen and sometimes others from the film

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Broadway Performance Hall
1625 Broadway, Seatle, Washington

Screening followed by Live Q&A with writer Maxine Kingston, and filmmaker Elaine Madsen, moderated by Mayumi Tsutakawa from the State of Washington Art Commission

Suggested Donation $50
A benefit for Kowabe Memorial House and Senior Services

Reservations: www.celebrateagingfilm.org
or call (206) 727-6202

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Reception at former Chow location
1009 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California
$50 - reception, appetizers, wine & reserved seating

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Screening at Fremont Theatre
1025 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California
Free ($15 suggested donation)

Screening followed by Live Q&A with philanthropist Valerie Soble, environmental Activist Lupe Anguiano, and filmmakers Elaine and Virginia Madsen

Proceeds benefit SLO Int. Film Festival and
the Women's Legacy Fund

Reservations: www.slofilmfest.org or call (805) 546-3456