Australian fans of Kartemquin filmmaker Steve James will have an amazing chance to immerse themselves in his work on March 3rd. Steve James will be at the 2011 Adelaide Film Festival, where he will not only introduce the international premiere of the Sundance smash hit The Interrupters, but also attend a rare - and free - screening of the classic Hoop Dreams right afterward. Directly before this epic double bill, Steve will be in conversation with acclaimed filmmaker Peter Wintonick (Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media) as part of the 2011 Australian International Documentary Conference. Here's a schedule for the full day, with links to tickets and more information:
- 2:00pm - The Six Cornered Room: A Conversation between Steve James and Wintonick.
- 5:15pm - The Interrupters, International premiere at the 2011 Adelaide Film Festival - Steve James present for Q+A.
- 9:00pm - Hoop Dreams, free screening at 2011 Adelaide Film Festival - Steve James present for Q+A.
- 1:15pm - The Interrupters, 2011 Adelaide Film Festival screening - Steve James present for Q+A.
Learn about the production and editing workflow involved in making The Interrupters and getting it ready in time for Sundance success in this video interview with Steve James, Alex Kotlowitz and Aaron Wickenden from HD Video Pro:
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