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Now displaying: March, 2019
Mar 21, 2019

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:

http://www.ifcfilms.com/films/diane

Read Kent Jones at Criterion.com:

https://www.criterion.com/current/author/81-kent-jones

Read Kent Jones’ essay “Intolerance”:

https://www.filmcomment.com/article/intolerance-quentin-tarantino-john-ford/

Read Kent Jones in Film Comment:

https://www.filmcomment.com/author/kent-jones/

Watch Noah Baumbach interview Kent Jones about HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6o8uZPYuXc&fbclid

Hear Kent Jones on The Cinephiliacs:

http://www.thecinephiliacs.net/2014/02/episode-33-kent-jones-spawn-of-north.html

Buy Physical Evidence by Kent Jones:

https://www.amazon.com/Physical-Evidence-Selected-Criticism-Wesleyan/dp/0819568449

Attend the Kent Jones Dream Double Feature at Metrograph – 3/23

http://metrograph.com/series/series/214/kent-joness-dream-double-feature

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