Online Talk: “Discovering Tunisian Cuisine”
November 29 @ 5:30 pm
Join us Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 5:30 p.m. for the online presentation “Discovering Tunisian Cuisine” with author Judith Dwan Hallet. The program is being sponsored by the Southwest Harbor Public Library.
Judy Hallet, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, has been making films for nearly 50 years. In 1986, she was hired by National Geographic Television as their Senior Producer for EXPLORER. While at the helm, she produced and directed the hour documentary: The Life and Legend of Jane Goodall. In 1991, she formed her own independent company, Judith Dwan Hallet Productions. Judy has produced over 100 documentaries on subjects as diverse as a tribe living in tree houses in New Guinea, nomads in Afghanistan, gauchos in Argentina, Pope John Paul II and the return of the buffalo to American Indian reservations.
No longer producing films, Judy has turned to writing. In 2019, she published a cookbook, “Discovering Tunisian Cuisine,” with her Tunisian co-author Raoudha Guellali Ben Taarit. She as also just completed her memoir “From Groucho to Gauchos.”
For more information, call the library at 244-7065.