The Fablemans Star Keeley Karsten on Steven Spielberg’s Kindness & More

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Actor Keeley Karsten joins The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul to discuss working on the Oscar-nominated film The Fablemans alongside powerhouses like Steven Spielberg and Michelle Williams, being an Ambassador for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and more.

Keeley Karsten recently starred as Natalie Fabelman in Steven Spielberg’s film The Fabelmans, co-written by Tony Kushner. The movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival where it won the top prize of People’s Choice Award. Additionally, the film received seven nominations at the 95th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, five nominations at the 80th Golden Globe Awards, winning Best Motion Picture Drama, along with 11 nominations at the 28th Critics’ Choice Awards (including Best Picture) and two nominations at the 29th Screen Actors Guild Awards, one being for Best Ensemble Cast of a Motion Picture. On stage, Keeley recently starred as Small Alison in the Coachella Valley Repertory’s adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home, alongside Broadway veteran Kristen Howe. Karsten also recently completed production on the upcoming title Entanglement, as well as the short film On Being Twelve, for which she received the accolade of Best Young Actress at the Snow Leopard International Film Festival. Karsten also won Best Child Actress at the Sydney Indie Short Festival. Her television credits include Amazon’s Hunters, alongside Al Pacino, and a starring role as the young Pam Sinclair in the documentary series Evil Lives Here. She has also written and starred in the short film Viceroy, released in 2020. Karsten is a skilled singer, and her passions include theater and writing.

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