Harper Lee: American Masters - Live Q&A with Director Mary McDonagh Murphy

UPDATED July 14, 2015
Watch the recorded recap of the Live Q&A with Harper Lee: American Masters filmmaker and author Mary McDonagh Murphy, Harper Lee’s longtime friend and benefactor Joy Brown, and American Masters Executive Producer Michael Kantor.

On Monday, July 13, American Masters and its producing station THIRTEEN hosted a live discussion with Harper Lee: American Masters filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy and Lee’s friend and benefactor Joy Brown. American Masters Executive Producer Michael Kantor moderated the panel and took questions from both the audience in the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center and the online audience. The live discussion also featured a new, exclusive video report about Murphy’s recent meeting with Lee about her new novel Go Set a Watchman.

Murphy is the director of Harper Lee: American Masters, an updated version of her Emmy®-winning 2012 documentary Harper Lee: Hey, Boo, and author of Scout, Atticus and Boo. The film received its national broadcast premiere Friday, July 10 at 9 pm (check local listings for repeats).

Filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy (left), with Harper Lee (center) and Lee's friend Joy Brown (right) on June 30, 2015. Credit: 2015 Mary Murphy Company LLC

Filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy (left), with Harper Lee (center) and Lee’s friend Joy Brown (right) on June 30, 2015. Credit: 2015 Mary Murphy Company LLC