Carmen Herrera was a pioneering abstract painter in the ’40s and ’50s, but only recently found the recognition she deserves as she approaches her 100th birthday.
Date: Saturday, February 20, 4PM
Location: Glicker-Milstein Theatre, Diana Center LL200
Q&A session to follow screening with composer Ilan Isakov
By purchasing a ticket to the Shorts Program you may also attend the Gender & Short Films: Emerging Female Filmmakers and the Barriers Surrounding Their Careers panel following Shorts Program 1 on a first come first serve basis.
New York Times chief film critics A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis named Alison Klayman one of their “20 Directors to Watch” on a list of rising international filmmaking talents under 40. Her feature documentary, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, was shortlisted for an Academy Award, nominated for two Emmys, and earned Klayman a Director’s Guild of America nomination. It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival where it won a Special Jury Prize and was picked up in North America by IFC Films. Never Sorry has now been translated into over 26 languages and released theatrically around the world. It was also one of the highest grossing films of 2012 directed by a woman.