A Curious Mind

For decades, film and TV producer Brian Grazer has scheduled a weekly “curiosity conversation” with an accomplished stranger. From scientists to spies, and adventurers to business leaders, Grazer has met with anyone willing to answer his questions for a few hours. These informal discussions sparked the creative inspiration behind many of Grazer’s movies and TV shows, including Splash, “24”, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, and “Arrested Development”, and many others. Whether you’re looking to improve your management style at work or you want to become a better romantic partner, his book — and its lessons on the power of curiosity — can change your life. (Book signing to follow.)

Festival: 2015

More on this Session

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

What does it mean for large companies to be classified as “100 percent renewable?" What kinds of challenges does... See more
Join an intimate conversation on modern racism, hate, and the growing alt-right social movement with one of America’s... See more
The forces of division have been tearing America's social fabric for decades. But a new coalition of community... See more
Platforms like Twitter and Facebook set the stage for a promising digital revolution, providing tools that helped... See more
Globalization ushered in an era of free trade, fluid borders, and unparalleled corporate profits. For its proponents,... See more
While the allegations of Russia’s 2016 election meddling have dominated US headlines, Vladimir Putin’s government is... See more

Pages