Letters To Angola—An interview with filmmaker Lauren Muchan
In February, filmmakers Lauren Muchan and Joseph Sharp (from the
Lauren Muchan: My mum actually found out about the
A3N: Why do you think the case of the
LM: It is so important because it highlights the draconian nature of the
A3N: When did you first start writing to Herman Wallace?
LM: I started writing to him in 2005.
A3N: How would you describe him as person?
LM: Herman is the strongest person I know. He has a fantastic sense of humor, and is very clever. He has a big heart. It takes a truly remarkable person to be in his situation and not only maintain some level of sanity, but in fact be an inspiration to so many people.
A3N: What are you communicating with your movie?
LM: The film is essentially about the human spirit. I wanted to tell the story of the