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November 15, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST
Director, Writer, & Producer
MODERATED BY JON BURLINGAME (Variety)
Tuesday, November 15, 6:00PM PT
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|From writer-producer-director Todd Field comes TÁR, starring Cate Blanchett as Lydia Tár, the groundbreaking conductor of a major German Orchestra. We meet Tár at the height of her career, as she’s preparing both a book launch and a much-anticipated live performance of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony. Over the ensuing weeks, her life unravels in a singularly modern way. The result is a searing examination of power and its impact and durability in today’s society. R | 158mins|
|Hildur Guðnadóttir is an Academy Award-, Golden Globe-, Emmy-, two-time Grammy-, and BAFTA-winning Icelandic artist. Her work for film and television includes Sicaro: Day of the Soldado, Mary Magdalene, and the critically acclaimed HBO series Chernobyl, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award, as well as a Grammy Award. Guðnadóttir received a multitude of accolades for her work on the Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix, including an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Grammy. In addition, her body of work includes scores for films such as Tom of Finland, Journey’s End, and 20 episodes of the Icelandic TV series Trapped, streaming on Amazon Prime. With Sam Slater, she co-composed the video game score Battlefield 2042 for Electronic Arts’ massively successful Battlefield franchise. The score won a Society of Composers & Lyricists Award.|
Guðnadóttir began playing cello as a child, entered the Reykjavík Music Academy, and then moved on to musical studies/composition and new media at the Iceland Academy of the Arts and Universität der Künste Berlin. She has released four critically acclaimed solo albums: Mount A (2006), Without Sinking (2009), Leyfðu Ljósinu (2012), and Saman (2014). Her records have been nominated a number of times for the Icelandic Music Awards. Her albums are all released on Touch.
She has composed music for theatre, dance performances, and films. The Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, Icelandic National Theatre, Tate Modern, The British Film Institute, The Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, and Gothenburg National Theatre are among the institutions that have commissioned new works from her. Currently, she is curating an exhibit for the opening of the new Academy Museum in Los Angeles, set to open on September 28. Guðnadóttir has performed live and recorded music with Skúli Sverrisson, Jóhann Jóhannsson, múm, Sunn O))), Pan Sonic, Hauschka, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Sylvian, The Knife, Fever Ray, and Throbbing Gristle, among others. Guðnadóttir lives in Berlin, Germany.
|Todd Field made his feature film debut at the Sundance Film Festival with In The Bedroom. Internationally acclaimed by critics, the film was named Best Picture of|
the Year by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. The film went on to receive five Academy Award nominations including Best Picture of the Year. Field’s next film, Little Children, premiered at the 44th New York Film Festival, and received three Academy Award nominations, including one Field shared with Tom Perrotta for Best Adapted Screenplay. The film also earned three Golden Globe nominations including Best Picture of the Year and was nominated for two SAG awards and the WGA award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Of Field’s short films, Nonnie & Alex premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, where the film received a Special Jury Prize. Another short, When I Was A Boy, made its premiere at the festival and was selected to screen at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s New Directors/New Films Series at the Museum of Modern Art. As an actor, Field has appeared in such films as Victor Nunez’s Ruby In Paradise and Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut.
|Deb Adair studied film production at Syracuse University where she earned her bachelor’s degree. She then moved to Nashville to work in the music recording industry. Her passion for filmmaking led her to Los Angeles, where she has more than 28 years of experience in sound with expertise in music recording, sound supervision, sound editing, and mixing. Her diverse background lends itself to an open-minded perspective on the collaborative process of filmmaking.|
|*** SCREENING + Q&A INFORMATION ***|
Check-in begins 5:30PM.If you RSVP but are unable to attend, please cancel your reservation by 10:00AM on Tuesday, November 15.
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