Lily Percy

Lily Percy

is senior producer at On Being.
By Lily Percy June 28, 2014

As part of the Your Audio Selfie project, the founder of I'm From Driftwood on how collecting LGBTQ stories has changed him.

By Lily Percy April 03, 2014

A documentary about an intrepid and curious man inspires this reflection on failure, giving up too soon, and pursuing curiosity rather than success.

By Lily Percy February 28, 2014

In a breakout year for black film, "12 Years a Slave" invited both dialogue and accolade. Yet films like "Fruitvale Station," about the life of a black man today, get passed over. A contemplation on race, Hollywood, and the conversations we aren't having.

By Lily Percy February 09, 2014

The daughter of an evangelical pastor finds comfort in the questions of an Orthodox rabbi — and his ability to change his mind on women's issues because of his relationship with his daughter.

By Lily Percy January 17, 2014

On Being gone hip-hop? Well, not really. But our closing credits gain a small bit of street cred with this behind-the-scenes look at crafting the show.

By Lily Percy January 15, 2014

Spike Jonze’s latest film is a contemplative meditation on how we connect with one another, and the role that technology plays in searching for that connection every time we turn on our electronic devices.

By Lily Percy January 04, 2014

Nicole Holofcener's film is funny, raw, and intimate — and it does what very few films do: it gets women right.

By Lily Percy November 22, 2013

Geneticist and Anglican priest Lindon Eaves offers insight on how he's able to take comfort in what he does not know, in both science and religion — something we could all learn from.

By Lily Percy November 16, 2013

A moving affirmation of the power we have to affect one another simply by being ourselves.

By Lily Percy November 02, 2013

Alfonso Cuarón's sci-fi thriller Gravity is more than just a vehicle for snazzy special effects. It's also a love letter to life.