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Interview — Dana Nachman on her new documentary, Dear Santa

still shot from Dear Santa

Dana Nachman is a filmmaker whose works include Pick of the Litter, The Final Show, and Batkid Begins. She is the director, writer, and producer of Dear Santa. This new documentary follows various people involved in the US Postal Service’s century-old “Operation Santa” program, which helps get children’s letters to Santa Claus answered.

movie poster for Dear Santa

Dear Santa is available on several major streaming platforms. Check this listing to see how you can watch it at home. In addition to listening to my interview with Dana on the podcast, you can also watch it on YouTube.

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O Little Town of Bethlehem — Don Maue, shared directly by the artist

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