July 3, 1988 |
The occupants of the red sedan tensed. Several yards ahead, blue-uniformed federales herded people out of their cars at a roadblock. Women and babies were crying. In their eagerness to find a cache of drugs or weapons the soldiers had overturned family belongings and heaved them on the side of the road. The guns the soldiers carried--and on occasion pointed at people--were loaded. A passenger in the car urged the driver not to be cocky with the young soldier who approached.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 2000 |
Father Ellwood "Bud" Kieser, who chose to work within Hollywood as a television and movie producer rather than condemn it, as have so many other clerics, has died. Kieser died of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Hospital on Saturday evening. He was 71. A Paulist priest who liked both the limelight and the entertainment industry, Kieser headed Paulist Productions for four decades.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 2000 |
(Editor's Note: The following obituary appeared in some editions of Sunday's Times.) * Father Ellwood 'Bud' Kieser, who chose to work within Hollywood as a television and movie producer rather than condemn it, as have so many other clerics, has died. Kieser died of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Hospital on Saturday evening. He was 71. A Paulist priest who liked the limelight and the entertainment industry, Kieser headed Paulist Productions for four decades.
October 17, 2000 |
While Hollywood's reputation was being flogged before a Senate Commerce Committee hearing in Washington recently, some of those back in the den of iniquity were mourning the loss of one of their own--a priest. The death of 71-year-old Father Ellwood E. "Bud" Kieser was both sudden and striking--striking for the way it coincided with one of the more high-profile political assaults on the entertainment industry.
July 28, 1991 |
PRIEST: A Spiritual Struggle by Ellwood E. Kieser (Doubleday: $19; 352 pp.) Battling a popular culture "more concerned with the coupling of bodies than with the fusion of souls," Father Ellwood Kieser no doubt must feel like a fish out of holy water in Hollywood. But what's extraordinary about Kieser is that he has managed to produce successful films and TV shows in a community that does not exactly take well to unabashed moralists. How does he do it?
July 11, 2003 |
Screenplays for the movies "Antwone Fisher" and "Whale Rider" and an episode of the TV drama, "The Practice" were among the winners of 2003 Humanitas Awards, the annual movie and TV writing honors established by the late Father Ellwood "Bud" Kieser. The awards were presented Thursday at a luncheon in Universal City.