New England News
12:50 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

Pittsfield Native Wins Oscar For Best Documentary

Caitrin Rogers, left, Pittsfield, Mass. native and co-producer of 20 Feet From Stardom alongside the documentary's director Morgan Neville.

A recent Oscar winner has roots in the Berkshires. Pittsfield, Mass. native Caitrin Rogers co-produced 20 Feet From Stardom which received the Oscar for best documentary. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis spoke with Rogers about her experiences and the film which chronicles the lives of backup singers for some of music’s headliners.