Karyn Kusama will conduct a master class on directing. She wrote and directed her first feature film, Girlfight, which won the Director’s Prize and shared the Grand Jury Prize at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. In 2004, Kusama directed the science fiction love story Aeon Flux for Paramount Pictures. Her third feature, the comedy-horror film Jennifer’s Body, written by Diablo Cody, was released by 20th Century Fox. Kusama’s latest feature, The Invitation, is a psychological suspense film that stars Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard, and Michiel Huisman. The film, which won the Grand Prize at the Sitges Film Festival in Spain among other awards, will be released in March 2016 by Drafthouse Films. She is also directing for TV including The Man in High Castle and Halt and Catch Fire.
Date: Saturday, February 20, 4:30PM
Location: James Room, 418 Barnard Hall