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March 6: Artistic and Programming Director of NYC’s Metrograph to Discuss Film Variations

Jacob Perlin, artistic and programming director of Metrograph, the inventive new independent movie theater in New York City, will provide a free, public talk, “Variations on a Form,” on Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre. He will provide information on how films gets produced, distributed, exhibited, preserved, promoted and written about for a major metropolitan audience.

Perlin is also the creative director at Cinema Conservancy, a company that provides production services to emerging filmmakers and preserves, sells and exhibits independent films; founder and director of The Film Desk, a specialty distributor of international cinema; and a founding board member of the Center for Moving Image Arts at Bard College. He is also a film producer, with projects that include Matías Piñeiro’s 2016 Hermia & Helena; and an actor, including a role in Alex Ross Perry’s latest, Golden Exits. From 2003-2011, Perlin was the associate film curator at BAMcinématek, and in 2014 he was a programmer-at-large for the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Perlin’s talk is sponsored by Bucknell’s Tuesday Film/Media Series.


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