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CAA Italy | Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes

June 15, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Europe/Rome
Online

A conversation with Columbia University Film Professor Annette Insdorf and Yale alumni

THE GRADUAL REVEAL AND THE MUSICAL SCORE

A conversation with Columbia University Film Professor Annette Insdorf. She received her PhD from Yale University, and teaches film history and criticism at Columbia, where she served as the Director of Undergraduate Film Studies. She is the author of the book, Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski, and she provided the audio commentary for the American DVD editions of Three Colors and The Double Life of Veronique. She is also the author of Francois Truffaut, Indelible Shadows: Film and Holocaust, Philip Kaufman, Intimations: The Cinema of Wojciech Has, and Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes. She has participated as a jury member at the Berlin Film Festival, among others, and is the Moderator of the annual Telluride Film Festival. Prof. Insdorf is also the executive producer of the Academy Award-nominated short film Shoeshine.  She is the host of the "Reel Pieces" series at Manhattan's 92nd Street Y, where she has interviewed over 300 film celebrities.

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