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Jonathan Demme and Italy's Saverio Costanzo Recruited To Head Venice Fest Horizons And Lion Of The Future Juries

U.S. director Jonathan Demme and Italian auter Saverio Costanzo have been recruited for jury duty at the Venice International Film Festival, respectively as toppers of the jury for the Orizzonti section and for the Luigi di Laurentiis Venice Award for a Debut Film – Lion of the Future. 99 more words


Jonathan Demme, Saverio Costanzo Get Venice Film Festival Jury Duty

Oscar-winning helmer Jonathan Demme and lauded Italian director Saverio Costanzo, whose Hungry Hearts was a major winner on the Lido last year, have been named presidents of the Horizons and Lion of the Future juries, respectively. 276 more words

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Locarno Unveils Diverse Lineup Mixing Known Directors And Discoveries

ROME — The Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a rich lineup for its 68th edition, comprising new works from U.S. director Jonathan Demme and other established international directors, including Chantal Akerman, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Hong Sang-soo and Andrzej Zulawski, screening alongside potential discoveries within a mix of traditional narratives and more cutting edge cinema. 695 more words


A Master Builder (2014), directed by Jonathan Demme ★★★★★

There’s a point during the last third of A Master Builder where you lean into the screen so you don’t miss what is being said. Someone whose job it is to bring out thoughts that will never see the light of day otherwise. 146 more words

Made In Texas Not All Great

Jonathan Demme’s Made In Texas is a collection of six short films he made while in Austin, Texas in 1980.

First the first time in decades the collection is being toured around to various film festivals. 18 more words

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"The Master Builder": My Jonathan Demme movie with Andre

In 1994, Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn made an acclaimed movie out of Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” called “Vanya on 42nd Street.” Over 20 years later, they’ve made their next movie together. 617 more words

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