New ‘Julia’ documentary shows Julia Child as a cultural trailblazer beyond food

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

Long before Martha Stewart and Sohla El-Waylly, there was Julia Child. Child, who found her calling at age 50 as “The French Chef” (though she was neither), blazed a path not only for women as chefs but for the notion of cooking as a visual medium. Directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West, the team behind the Ruth Bader Ginsburg film “RBG,” tell the story of the cookbook author and television personality in their new docu-bio, “Julia,” now playing in theaters. The filmmakers started at the beginning and went to the source. Russ Morash, now 85, was a 27-year-old producer at Boston public-television…

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