Bill speaks to writer, filmmaker, and New York Film Festival director Kent Jones. They discuss his path from writing film reviews as a teenager to directing the new film DIANE. Topics include: William Wyler, collaborating with Martin Scorsese on documentaries like MY VOYAGE TO ITALY and A LETTER TO ELIA, programming at venues like Film Forum and Film Society Of Lincoln Center, moderating Q & As, Jean-Luc Godard, Netflix, John Ford, Elia Kazan, Manny Farber, ZODIAC, New Video, Monte Hellman and the importance of costume designers.
Visit IFC Films site for DIANE:
Read Kent Jones’ essay “Intolerance”:
Read Kent Jones in Film Comment:
Watch Noah Baumbach interview Kent Jones about HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT:
Hear Kent Jones on The Cinephiliacs:
Buy Physical Evidence by Kent Jones:
Attend the Kent Jones Dream Double Feature at Metrograph – 3/23