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Friday, March 25, 2011

Remembering Richard Leacock

One of the fathers of Cinema Verite, Richard Leacock, passed away in Paris on Wednesday at the age of 89.

Read about his career and his pivotal role in the history of documentary filmmaking in The New York Times.

Leacock participated in Peter Davis' MIDDLETOWN project by directing, with Marisa Silver, the film COMMUNITY OF PRAISE, focusing on a family of born again Christians in rural Indiana.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Peter Lennon passed away last week

The filmmaker of ROCKY ROAD TO DUBLIN passed away on Saturday at the age of 81.

See Richard Brody's post in the New Yorker, and his obituary in The Guardian.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Post-screening Q&As with Patricio Guzmán at the IFC Center in NY

Following the 8:10pm screenings of his new film, NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT, Patricio Guzmán will participate in Q&A sessions on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th.

Tickets are already on sale! Do not miss the opportunity to hear this legendary filmmaker discuss his latest work.

For all showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the IFC center website.

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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Patricio Guzmán in person!

The filmmaker will be in New York this month promoting the theatrical release of his latest documentary, NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT.

He will participate in a discussion at Americas Society on March 17th at 6:30pm.

More information here. Not to be missed!

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