Revisionist History The Birthday Party with Charles Randolph | Development Hell

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Before Charles Randolph won an Oscar for writing The Big Short, he adapted a memoir called The Birthday Party: the true story of a white man kidnapped by three young Black men. Is there a way to bring a story like that to screen, in a way that’s honest and authentic? Randolph gives us a masterclass on a screenwriter’s many minefields. 

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Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell is co-founder of Pushkin Industries and host of the hit podcast Revisionist History. He is a journalist, a speaker, and the author of several New York Times bestsellers including The Tipping…