Deirdre Fishel is a Brooklyn-based documentary filmmaker currently working on an ambitious documentary entitled “CARE” about the severe financial burden of home elder care in America.
Film festivals all over the world suddenly want to show his films, the prestigious national and international publications are reaching out to him for interviews. He’s happy as a child, currently working on the editing of Niñas (“Little Girls”). Niñas is all about the feminine,” he said to me at an interview at his home in Madrid, where he and his wife Carmen welcomed me as a friend.
In 1973, filmmaker Anton Perich, the legendary Candy Darling and Taylor Mead, and the Broadway actor Craig Vandenburgh went to a nice apartment on Central Park West to make a film. The apartment belonged to the art collector Sam Green and the walls were groaning with Warhols. Perich came up with a simple scenario: Taylor Mead would play a decadent and perverse wall street type, Candy his socialite daughter.