PSIFF presents Talking Pictures: The Contenders, a series focusing on the films and filmmakers emerging as front-runners leading up to the Academy Award nominations. Each program will feature a screening of the film under consideration and be followed by an in-depth interview with the director of the film. Participating in the series are Lee Daniels, Rob Marshall and Lone Scherfig. In addition four directors of official Foreign Language Oscar submissions will participate in a panel to discuss their careers, work and the ways in which their films reflect current events and issues in their home countries.
The Contenders: Lee Daniels, Precious
The Contenders: Rob Marshall, Nine
Telling It Like It Is
The Contenders: Lone Scherfig, An Education