Critical Writing Index

A quick chat with Jeff Blitz

by Paul Clarke, 2004

Another interview with the director of Spellbound - Jeff Blitz - conducted by Paul Clarke. The critically acclaimed film documents the journey of eight finalists of diverse backgrounds of the National US Spelling Bee from beginning till end. Jeff Blitz funded the production himself with the help of credit cards. Blitz stresses that the film is not about the spelling per se, but about the pursuit of spelling greatness or the belief of the American dream that through hard work one could advance oneself.

ITEM 2004.146 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

SpellboundJeff Blitz