Lebowski Fest http://wfpl.org en When a Lebowski Fest Founder Met 'Big Lebowski' co-writer Joel Coen and Frances McDormand http://wfpl.org/post/when-lebowski-fest-founder-met-big-lebowski-co-writer-joel-coen-and-frances-mcdormand <p>For 12 years now, Will Russell and others have put Lebowski&nbsp;Fest—an annual celebration of the 1998 cult favorite film "The Big Lebowski."</p><p>But, until recently, Russell has had virtually no contact with Joel and Ethan Coen, the brother duo who wrote and directed the film, along with others ranging from "Raising Arizona" to Academy Award winners "Fargo" and "No Country for Old Men."</p> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 6187 at http://wfpl.org When a Lebowski Fest Founder Met 'Big Lebowski' co-writer Joel Coen and Frances McDormand