Sarah Elzas

Sarah Elzas appears in the following:

Artists and Scientists Collide at CERN

Thursday, December 03, 2015

The artist-in-residence program at the Large Hadron Collider immerses artists into the world of theoretical physics. The result challenges both the artists and the scientists.


American Icons: Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Thursday, January 29, 2015

William F. Cody’s stage show presented a new creation myth for America, bringing cowboys, Indians, settlers, and sharpshooters to audiences.

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American Icons: Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Friday, July 15, 2011

He was the most famous American in the world – a showman and spin artist who parlayed a buffalo-hunting gig into an entertainment empire. William F. Cody’s stage show presented a ne...

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The Class

Friday, August 21, 2009

Just out on DVD, "The Class" is French film that looks so real, you might think it's a documentary. The screenplay is based on a memoir by a teacher – who also stars in the movie. Sarah Elzas talked with the film's director,


The Class

Friday, February 20, 2009

Nominated in the Best Foreign Language category, "The Class" looks so real, some might think it's a documentary - and a veteran teacher stars in the film. Sarah Elzas talked with director Laurent Cantet, who spent several months in a Paris high school ...


Vive le Samuel L. Jackson

Friday, September 07, 2007

In France, the actor Thierry Desroses has a healthy side career dubbing nearly every movie where Samuel L. Jackson appears, like this year’s Black Snake Moan. Dersoses tells us what it takes to be an overdubbeur extraordinaire. Produced by Sarah Elzas.


Vive Le Samuel Jackson

Friday, March 09, 2007

When French moviegoers see Black Snake Moan, the voice they’ll hear as Samuel Jackson is Thierry Desroses, who has dubbed all of Jackson’s films into French since Pulp Fiction. Yes, including Snakes on a Plane. Overdubbing, he explains, is an exercise in losing your ego. Produced by ...


The Cost of Art

Friday, September 01, 2006

Why do paintings cost what they cost? Who makes the decision that one work of art sells for thousands or millions while another one sells for hundreds of dollars...or not at all? Sarah Elzas went looking for answers along New York's art gallery food chain, her first ...


To Make A Reed

Saturday, March 19, 2005

Great musical instruments are often hand-crafted, but most professional oboe players have to carve their own reeds on a regular, almost daily basis. A really amazing reed may last six months, but most are at their peak for only about two weeks. As Sarah Elzas discovered, this obligatory handwork ...


Tom Otterness

Saturday, December 25, 2004

For years Tom Otterness’s creations have been getting into all kinds of trouble. In New York he’s best known for his little bronze figures that roam throughout the 14th Street subway station. They’re cute and creepy at the same time; some even have money-bags for heads. Otterness wants ...