Every year at the festival, we ask an invited filmmaker to select clips from work that has inspired and informed his or her own practice, as the basis for a discussion with festival director Kent Jones.
In this annual series of FREE intimate conversations, a selection of filmmakers from this year’s festival sit down for special Q&As to discuss their craft.
Free talks hosted daily at 7pm (and on select days 8pm) from September 30-October 14 at the EBM Amphitheater.
It’s 1983. You find yourself in an arcade in the ’burbs. Among the future classics—Galaga, Space Invaders, Donkey Kong—you find something different: Sega’s Astron Belt or Cinematronics’ Dragon’s Lair, games that eschewed pixelated sprites for video and vivid animation. Full…