In Conversation with Richie Mehta, Part I

How Remarkable We Are— How Terrible We Can Be

Wanda Waterman 2015-05-01

Richie Mehta is the Canadian director of Amal and Siddharth (recommended here in The Mindful Bard). Recently he took the time to answer Wanda Waterman’s questions about his social conscience, his training, and his formative experiences.

What elements in your childhood and early years pointed you toward film?
It was a combination of things, really. As a young child, I just loved watching films, more so than even my avid, film-loving parents. I would absorb material related to film (who shot this, who scored this, who was that supporting actor in that film) before I could do my multiplication tables. (Read the rest here.)

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