Directing with Jennifer Fox (DCTV/Shooting People Master Class)
Join us for a one-on-one, in-depth conversation with groundbreaking and world-renowned director Jennifer Fox, as she provides us with exclusive insight to her directorial process, and talks about her latest project Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman, a powerful six-hour documentary series about what it means to be a free woman in the modern world.
Using experience from her 25 years as a documentary director, well discuss how filmmakers negotiate the internal tension between creativity and financial reality, how to raise funds through international co-production, and how to market and distribute independent films through film festivals, the web, and beyond.
And using clips from Flying, Jennifer will talk about her rise as a female director in a male-dominated field, providing insight and advice for women looking for a similar path to success and acclaim.
About Jennifer Fox:
Jennifer Fox is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning director, producer, camerawoman and educator. Her first film, Beirut: The Last Home Movie was broadcast in 20 countries and won seven international awards, including Best Documentary Film and Best Cinematography at the 1988 Sundance Film Festival and Best Documentary of the Year at 1988 Cinema Du Reel Festival. She directed the groundbreaking ten-hour PBS television series An American Love Story, which received a Gracie Award for Best Television Series and was named One of the Top Ten Television Series of 1999 by The New York Times and five other major American papers.
Jennifers latest documentary, Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman, premiered at the International Film Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA), and was screened at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.
About Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman:
In this six-hour tour de force, Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman, Fox lays bare her own turbulent life to penetrate what it means to be a free woman today. As her drama of work and relationships unfold over four years, the protagonist travels to over seventeen countries to understand how diverse women define their lives when there is no map. Employing an ingenious new camera technique, called "passing the camera", Fox creates a documentary language that mirrors the special way women communicate. Over intimate conversations around kitchen tables from South Africa to Russia, India and Pakistan, she initiates a groundbreaking dialogue among women, illuminating universal concerns across race, class and nationality. Part delectable soap opera, socio-political inquiry, and narrative experiments, Flying sweeps us up into an addictive international adventure chronicled with sincerity, innovation and elegance.
$10/DCTV & Shooting People Members ONLY
$50/Combo Ticket (1 Ticket, 1-Year DCTV Membership, 1-Year SP Membership)
87 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013
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