An Afternoon With SHEILA NEVINS: President, HBO Documentary Films


Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 2 Sun, Feb 25, 2018 4:00 PM


Long Island LitFest Presents    

An Afternoon with

SHEILA NEVINS: President, HBO Documentary Films

Sunday, February 25, 4 pm
Tickets include a copy of You Don’t Look Your Age…And Other Fairy Tales
Author talk, audience Q&A, reception and book signing
$35 Members | $45 Public

The Sky Room Cafe will be closed all day the day of this event.
Sheila Nevins is the New York Times bestselling author of the humor book You Don’t Look Your Age… and Other Fairy Tales, published by Flatiron Books. She is also president of HBO Documentary Films. Nevins is responsible for overseeing the development and production of all documentaries for HBO, HBO2 and Cinemax. She was named to this position in February 2004.  As an executive producer or producer, she has received 32 Primetime Emmy Awards, 34 News and Documentary Emmys and 42 George Foster Peabody Awards.  During her tenure, HBO’s critically acclaimed documentaries have gone on to win 26 Academy Awards, the most recently of which was “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” in 2016.  Nevins, 78, has been honored with several prestigious career achievement awards including the 2009 Governors Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and was made an NYU Tisch School of the Arts Honoree.

Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe