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2016 DEPALMA– CLOSING NIGHT FILM (M)
Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 7:00PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

USA, 2014, 91 min

BIFF presents the closing night film, DE PALMA. Q&A with directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow moderated by artist Gregory Crewdson immediately following the film at The Mahaiwe.

“A delightful, illuminating career reflection.” -Variety
One of the most talented, influential, and iconoclastic filmmakers of all time, Brian De Palma’s career started in the 60s and has included such acclaimed and diverse films as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, Scarface, The Untouchables, Carlito’s Way, and Mission: Impossible. In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, Directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with De Palma, exploring not only his life and work but also his singular approach to the craft of filmmaking and his remarkable experiences navigating the film business, from his early days as the bad boy of New Hollywood to his more recent years as a respected veteran of the field. In the end, what emerges is a funny, honest, and incisive portrait of a truly one-of-a-kind artist, and an exhilarating behind-the-scenes look at the last 50 years of the film industry through the eyes of someone who has truly seen it all.
Director // Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow
Producer // Elie Bush, Scott Rudin, Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow
Cast // Brian De Palma
Filmmakers in Attendance
Film Courtesy of A24

 
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