Pratt Institute | 200 Willoughby Ave
In this intimate artist talk, critically acclaimed screenwriter and filmmaker, Kelly Reichardt will discuss her creative process and development as a filmmaker over the course of her career. She has directed six feature films, including River of Grass, which was nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards and the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival; Old Joy, which won awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Rotterdam International Film Festival, and Sarasota Film Festival; and Wendy and Lucy, starring Michelle Williams, which was nominated for Best Film and Best Female Lead at the Independent Spirit Awards. Most recently, her film Meek's Cutoff, a western starring Michelle Williams competed for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival and Night Moves, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, was shown in competition at the 70th Venice International Film Festival.
Reichardt is also an Artist-in-Residence in the Film and Electronic Arts program at Bard College and is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. Her current film is based on Maile Meloy's 2009 collection of short stories, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It, with Michelle Williams, Laura Dern, and Kristen Stewart.