A new trailer has been released for the documentary Judy flower forevera story of the author who brought us classics like are you there god It’s me, Margaret, bacon, Superfudge, Tiger eyes, wifey, Forever…, summer sisters, and so many more. Her books entertained us, educated us and showed us that we were not alone and apparently that really pissed some people off!
Blume has addressed her fair share of controversy over her openness about puberty and sex in her writing. Despite this, her 29 books have sold more than 90 million copies and been printed in 32 languages.
Davina Pardo And Leah Wolchokthe team behind Emmy-winning doc Half serious, directed and produced the project with Sara Bernstein, Justin Wilkes and Marcella Steingart of Imagine’s Documentary Division. Brian Grazer and Ron Howard also served as executive producers.
Here is the full summary of the documentation:
Generations of readers have found themselves in a book by Judy Blume. Her name alone triggers a flood of memories in anyone who picks up one of her many paperbacks. For decades, Blume’s radical honesty has comforted and captivated readers — and put her at the center of controversy for her candidness about puberty and sex. Now the popular American author is openly telling her own coming-of-age story.
Produced by Imagine Documentaries and directed by Emmy-winners Davina Pardo and Leah Wolchok, Judy Blume forever traces Blume’s journey from an anxious, imaginative child to a storytelling pioneer who transformed the physical and emotional lives of children and young people a banned writer who continues to stand up to censorship today. Playful and poignant animation celebrates the magic and clumsiness of being young, while intimate conversations with acclaimed writers and artists reveal Blume’s profound influence on readers. Longtime fans share candid letters they’ve written to Blume over decades.
The document serves as both a story and a tribute to the author, and many celebrities who grew up reading her work sit down to explain its impact. Blume herself goes through the incredible amount of fan letters she received over the years, noting that some became correspondents who she befriended and stayed in touch with for many years.
i love judy flower Her books meant a lot to me as a child, especially growing up, and they still do today. I look forward to hearing Blume’s full story. Check out the trailer for the doc below and check it out Judy flower forever on Amazon Prime on the 21st and watch the film adaptation of Blume’s famous novel, are you there god it’s me margaretin theaters April 28.