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september, 2018

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21sep(sep 21)7:30 pm23(sep 23)8:30 pmNY Indie Guy: Ira Deutchman and the Rise of Independent Film

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Event Details

On September 14-16 and September 20-23, 2018, Columbia University’s Lenfest Center for the Arts will host a retrospective exhibit honoring the career of Film Professor and Producing Concentration Supervisor Ira Deutchman. Since 1975, Deutchman has been a leader in distributing, marketing, and producing American independent films, international films, and arthouse films. He is perhaps best known for founding and running the distribution companies Cinecom, Fine Line Features, and Emerging Pictures. Deutchman has taught at Columbia since 1987.

This retrospective will screen essential motion pictures from various points in Deutchman’s career, such as The Brother From Another PlanetDivaHarlan County USAsex, lies, and videotapeSwoon; and A Woman Under the Influence. Many showings will feature Q&A talkbacks with filmmakers or performers. The celebration will also include panel discussions and an extensive exhibit covering Deutchman’s impact on cinema.

All screenings and panels will take place in the Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room at the Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129th St., New York. All films will be accompanied by either an introduction or a Q&A session.

For additional information, including screen times and tickets, please click here.

Time

21 (Friday) 7:30 pm - 23 (Sunday) 8:30 pm

Location

Lenfest Center for the Arts

615 W 129th St

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