Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow will take part in the upcoming Los Angeles Film Festival as its Guest Director, Film Independent, which organizes the annual festival unveiled. As Guest Director, Bigelow will join filmmakers, artists and festival staff in the 9th annual Filmmaker Retreat at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, CA. Directors Christopher Nolan and Edgar Wright will also present Conversations at the festival. Nolan’s will follow a screening of “Pink Floyd The Wall,” where he will discuss the film’s influence on his work with Elvis Mitchell. Wright will discuss his career with special guest J.J. Abrams and show a sneak peak of scenes from his upcoming “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.” An additional Poolside Chat discussing “The Power of the Tweet” will feature Richard Kelly, Eli Roth and Adam Shankman has also been announced, as well as Coffee Talks featuring, among others, “Cyrus” directors Jay & Mark Duplass. [Sophia Savage]
Bigelow Joins LAFF ’10 as ‘Guest Director’
Bigelow Joins LAFF '10 as 'Guest Director'
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