Katharine “Kat” Kramer
Kat Kramer Films
Katharine "Kat" Kramer founded Kat Kramer's Films That Change the World to showcase motion pictures that raise awareness about important social issues. In so doing, she is following in the foot steps of her late father, the legendary producer/director Stanley Kramer, who was known for taking artistic and financial chances by making movies about controversial subjects.
Recently, Ms. Kramer premiered the powerful new documentary Teach Your Children Well, which deals with the growing problem of bullying in schools. Previous selections in her screening series have included The Cove, which exposed the slaughter of dolphins in Japan; Elephants and Man: A Litany of Tragedy, about the suffering of elephants in captivity; and Barbra Streisand's Yentl, which focused attention on women's equality, and was used as a springboard for a discussion about the widespread sexual abuse of women in the Congo.
As an actress, Ms. Kramer has appeared on stage and screen. She has starred in two popular one-
Kat has performed special Tributes twice for the Legendary Lily Tomlin. Kramer served on the Dais and opened the program at the Pacific Pioneers Broadcaster's Awards in February 2012 honoring Tomlin.Kat received a standing ovation with a special musical salute to her mentor with the original parody "Dear Lily Tomlin."
She most recently sang a heartfelt rendition of "Bless The Beasts And Children" from her father's landmark film for Tomlin when she was honored with the Hope Award from the PETCO Foundation.
Kramer made her Avalon Hollywood debut with LE PETIT CIRQUE for CIRCUS PAWS in front of a star-
Kat previously received the "Compassion Award" from the Braveheart Women and recently sold-
She performed a stand-
As a stage actress, Kat has played the classic roles and won awards as Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker," Anne Frank in "The Diary Of Anne Frank," Estella in "Great Expectations," Lisa in "David and Lisa," and Saint Joan in "The Lark."
Ms. Kramer has headlined at awards shows and galas for such luminaries as Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Shirley MacLaine. Ms. Kramer who is the Godchild/Namesake of screen icon the late Katharine Hepburn, proudly serves as the West Coast representative of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center. Kat most recently celebrated the 5th Anniversary and 5th installment for "Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World" by presenting the U.S. Premiere of the documentary FALLOUT. Ms. Kramer is set to launch her new one-