Post-film conversation with director
Monday, December 11
Director Whit Stillman will appear in person for a post-film conversation, moderated by film critic Farran Smith Nehme
Whit Stillman is a former journalist and film sales agent for Spanish films who has made five feature films including the "Doomed Bourgeois In Love" Trilogy: Oscar-nominated METROPOLITAN (1990), BARCELONA (1994) & THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO (1998); as well as the college comedy DAMSELS IN DISTRESS (2012) and the Jane Austen adaptation LOVE & FRIENDSHIP (2016). In addition, he has directed television, commercials and expanded on two of his films as novels.
Farran Smith Nehme has written about film and film history for the New York Post, Barron’s, the Wall Street Journal, Film Comment, Sight & Sound, Criterion, and at her substack, Self-Styled Siren. Her novel, Missing Reels, was published in 2014.