Tell Me Something: Documentary Masters on Their Craft

Tell Me Something: Documentary Masters on Their Craft

February 24: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Just in time for the Oscars, Strand brings you a special evening on the craft of cinema. Jessica Edwards’ gorgeous book, Tell Me Something: Advice From Documentary Filmmakers, brings together photographs of great contemporary filmmakers with their advice on filmmaking and their own creative processes. In celebration of the Oscars and of Tell Me Something we are bringing together a panel of contributors to the book for share their thoughts on movies and movie making and to answer audience questions.

Joining us will be Chris Hedgedus and DA Pennebaker, the masters behind Al Franken: God Spoke; Rachel Grady of the team who brought us Jesus Camp and Freakonomics: The Movie; Albert Maysles of Grey Gardens; Sam Green of The Weather Underground and the Yo La Tengo documentary, The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller; and Gary Hustwit, director of Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized. Jessica Edwards, editor of Tell Me Something will moderate the panel. Jessica's films include the documentaries Seltzer Works, Tugs and Landfill.

An evening no film buff will want to miss!

The panel will sign copies of Tell Me Something. No other memorabilia, please.

Buy a copy of the featured event book or a $20 Strand gift card at the door in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.