When I first met Michael Covitt and he told me about his film, “333,” I just had to ask: “What’s a nice Jewish boy from Brooklyn doing in a place like this?” The place I was referring to was Mali, a small country in Africa which for hundreds of years was the wealthiest place on Earth, and Michael’s answer was simple if unexpected. “I’m interested in world peace.” For some of us, talking about world peace is a joke, like something a beauty pageant contestant would say. But for Michael Covitt,...
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