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Private Screening of “Certain Women” and Q&A with Director Kelly Reichardt and Producer Neil Kopp

May 26, 2016, 6:30 pm

Certain Women PosterUO Cinema Studies Presents:

A Private Screening of Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women

Meet the director and producer at the Q&A

UO students, faculty, and staff are invited to an exclusive, advance screening of Certain Women followed by a Q&A with Director Kelly Reichardt and Producer Neil Kopp. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

6:00 p.m. – Doors open / 6:30 p.m. – Screening / 8:00 p.m. – Q&A

Lawrence Hall 177

FREE with UO ID 

(UO ID must be presented for admittance to this event)

For more information, please visit the Facebook Event Page.

 ”Kelly Reichardt’s wonderful triptych of female character studies confirms her status as the quietest of great American filmmakers.“ —Variety

This event is funded by the generous Harlan J. Strauss Visiting Filmmaker Endowment

Thank you to our co-sponsors:  Department of English, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, and Digital Arts

Read the Hollywood Reporter review,

and watch an Interview with

Kelly Reichardt, Kristin Stewart, and Lily Gladstone

Director Kelly Reichardt

American landscapes and narratives of the road are themes that run throughout Director Kelly Reichardt’s six feature films: River of Grass (Strand Releasing, 1994), Old Joy (Kino International, 2006), Wendy and Lucy (Oscilloscope Pictures, 2008), Meek’s Cutoff (Oscilloscope Pictures, 2010), Night Moves (Cinedigm, 2013) and Certain Women (IFC/Sony, 2016); and the short narrative Ode (1999). Reichardt’s films have received international recognition with screenings that include: Whitney Biennial (2012), Film Forum, Cannes Film Festival in “un certain regard,” Venice International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, BFI London Film Festival. Retrospectives: Anthology Film Archives, Pacific Film Archive, Museum of the Moving Image, Walker Art Center, American Cinematheque Los Angeles.  Additionally, Reichardt has taught at School of Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York University and is currently an artist-in-residence at Bard College and has received the United States Artists Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, Anonymous Was a Woman Award, and the Renew Media Fellowship.

 

Producer Neil Kopp

Neil KoppPortland-based producer Neil Kopp has been responsible for generating some of the best independent films of recent years. Balancing good taste, logistical know-how, and productive working relationships, he has had a vital role in bringing to screens the work of some of independent cinema’s most exciting filmmakers. He has had a fruitful collaboration with director Kelly Reichardt, producing her films Old Joy (2006), Wendy and Lucy (2008), Meek’s Cutoff (2010), and Night Moves (2014)Kopp recently completed Reichardt’s Certain Women, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2016. He also produced Gus Van Sant’s Paranoid Park(2007) and Jeremy Saulnier’s Green Room, which premiered in the Director’s Fortnight at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. His films have garnered many awards and critical acclaim, and Kopp received an Independent Spirit Producers Award. He produces with Anish Savjani through their company filmscience.