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Blackkklansman (2018) with David Rabinowitz - Screenplay by Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott and Spike Lee

March 18, 2020

For this special episode William and Alan met with David Rabinowitz, one of the Academy-Award winning writers of ‘Blackkklansman’, based on the memoir by Colorado Springs detective Ron Stallworth. We’re sure this film needs no introduction! We talk about how David got into writing for film, his writing partnership with Charlie Wachtel, working with Jordan Peele, Spike Lee and Kevin Willmott, the surreal few years working on ‘Blackkklansman’ and what he learnt over this time. This was an absolute delight to record and we hope you all enjoy this conversation and gain a lot of inspiration and insight from listening, there's plenty of writing advice in this one!

Many thanks to David Rabinowitz and to Fairfax Village Studios in Los Angeles for hosting us.

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