The newly-renovated James Stewart Film Theater at 185 Nassau Street will reopen this fall with a series of film screenings featuring award-winning guest filmmakers curated by Director of the Program in Visual Arts Martha Friedman. All screenings in the series are free and open to the public.
Come see Sundance Winner and Academy Award nominee writer-director Debra Granik speak about her new film Leave No Trace, starring the exceptional Ben Foster and incandescent 17-year-old newcomer, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie. Leave No Trace tells the emotional story of a father and daughter living dangerously off the grid in a way that is unnerving and uncompromising yet profoundly meaningful.
Granik is best known for 2010’s Winter’s Bone, which starred Jennifer Lawrence in her breakout performance and for which Granik was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. Leave No Trace is based on the book My Abandonment by Peter Rock. A Q&A will follow the film screening.