Bill speaks to film programmer Nellie Killian about her pursuits in film, from attending Orson Welles and Fritz Lang retrospectives as a child to co-founding the Migrating Forms Film Festival and teaching film courses at the Pratt Institute. They discuss her career in programming, from her work with venues like Brooklyn Academy Of Music to such recent efforts as the acclaimed TELL ME: WOMEN FILMMAKERS, WOMEN’S STORIES, now streaming on The Criterion Channel. Topics include: The Cinema Worker Solidarity Fund, experimental films, the New York Underground Film Festival, producing live subtitles for 35mm Andrzej Zulawski movie screenings, virtual cinema rentals, the publicity work of Michael Lieberman and Ryan Werner, the impact of COVID-19 on New York film culture and moderating Q&As while injured.
Watch on TELL ME: WOMEN FILMMAKERS, WOMEN’S STORIES on The Criterion Channel:
View Nellie Killian's official site:
Visit the Screen Slate Twitch page:
Watch the Movie Club Q&A with Nellie Killian and Miriam Bale:
Read Eric Allen Hatch's interview with Nellie Killian:
Read the Artforum article on the Cinema Worker Solidarity Fund: