NOIAFT Interviews Matt Dellapina

Jun 12, 2019 223

Matt Dellapina’s show ADULT ED. premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. The show tells the story of a disgraced former teacher (Matt Dellapina) as he starts tutoring fellow failures around New York City while coming to grips with the toughest lesson of his life: fatherhood. In April 2019, NOIAFT founder, Taylor Taglianetti, had the opportunity to speak with Matt about his show and career.

Tell us a little bit about your Italian American upbringing.

Yes! So, I’m an Italian American from the Bronx so it’s important to me to keep those voices part of the conversation. Notwithstanding the amazing filmmaker heritage we have, I think it’s good to help identify that with other filmmakers from similar backgrounds.

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