Events

MoMA Event

Women of Vision Salute at MoMA Honoring Rebecca Miller with special guest Daniel Day Lewis:  April 11th, 7 p.m.

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Maggie’s Plan

photo: Jon Pack

photo: Jon Pack

March 5: Miami Film Festival screening with Rebecca Miller

April 23 – May 6: US regional tour

Saturday, April 23: San Francisco International Festival:  premiere and Q &A with Rebecca:  6 pm, Victoria Theatre (2961 16th Street, San Francisco)

Tuesday April 26: Los Angeles Special Presentation of Maggie’s Plan

Friday May 6:  Bentonville Film Festival and Q &A with Rebecca:  Old High Auditorium (406 NW 2nd St. Bentonville, AR)

Thursday May 5th, New York:  Maggie’s Plan Premiere

  • Jacob’s Folly in other countries; film news

    Hello friends. First of all, about Jacob in Brazil. There is no publisher for the book there yet. But it is being published in Spain by Siruela and in Germany by Fischer Verlag (currently the translations are in progress. In Spain it comes out this fall). I hope a Brazilian publisher will buy it. The [...]

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  • Gary Winick’s Birthday

    Gary Winick’s birthday is today. He died in 2011.  Gary was the reason I returned to film making. I had decided to write fiction, because I couldn’t get any money for my films and I didn’t want to make the kind of films that I could get money for. I couldn’t stand to wait for [...]

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  • Greta Gerwig, Maggie’s Plan

    The funny thing about the article in “Deadline Hollywood” announcing my upcoming collaboration with Greta Gerwig is, the description of the plot is entirely wrong. I was asked to talk about the film, and, not wanting to give the story away, I made something up in a bumbling sort of way, then saw it reprinted [...]

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  • Blue is the Warmest Color

    I saw “Blue is the Warmest Color”. Leah Sedoux and Adele Exarchopoulos are sublime. Totally true and transparent. Beautifully realized script. But the director should have hired a lesbian to direct his love scenes. The actresses looked exhausted and confused, like they were in a fake orgasm marathon. The expert Kechiche seems to have had [...]

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  • The art of casting

    I just watched a film called “Casting By”, about the legendary casting director Marion Dougherty and her influence on the next generation of casting directors, as well as the history of the art. It’s true that casting is a kind of art– without the right casting, a part is ruined, the story is derailed, and [...]

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