Julie Taymor is a director and writer of theater, opera, and film.
A new film, "The Glorias," directed by Julie Taymor looks at the life of women's right activist Gloria Steinman from her childhood growing up in Ohio to present day. Taymor joined CBS News national correspondent Jamie Yuccas to discuss what inspired her about Steinman's life story and what message she hopes viewers take away. Taymor calls the film a political movie made for our time.
This week on The Treatment, Elvis Mitchell welcomes Tony-winning director of theater and film Julie Taymor to discuss her newest feature ‘The Glorias.’ The film tells the story of the iconic activist Gloria Steinem in her early years, as four actresses portray her at different stages of her life. Taymor previously directed films including ‘Titus,’ ‘Frida,’ and ‘Across The Universe’ and won a Tony Award for ‘The Lion King.’ Mitchell and Taymor discuss the enduring relevance of her films that chart the stories of political movements and how she uses the fantastical elements of her film to express the emotion of the story and relationships.
America’s most famous feminist campaigner, Gloria Steinem, and director Julie Taymor join Christiane Amanpour to discuss new biopic, “The Glorias,” and how the Supreme Court nomination will impact women. Former San Antonio Mayor, Julián Castro, tells our Walter Isaacson why he’s supporting Joe Biden even though he sharply criticized him last year. Then, Newsmax Media CEO, Christopher Ruddy, shares his take on his friend President Trump’s debate performance. Turning to the art world, British photographer Misan Harriman discusses his prints, which will soon go under the hammer at Sotheby’s auction house. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Julie Taymor joins us to discuss directing, co-writing and producing “The Glorias.” Based on Gloria Steinem’s memoir, My Life on the Road, the film stars Alicia Vikander and Julianne Moore at different stages in Steinem’s life.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Dec 15th, 1952
Episode Count
7
Podcast Count
7
Total Airtime
4 hours, 31 minutes
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Podchaser Creator ID logo 419483