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CANCELED: Ideas Festival: An Evening with Barry Sonnenfeld
March 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Barry Sonnenfeld is a filmmaker and writer who broke into the film industry as the cinematographer on the Coen Brothers’ first three films: Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, and Miller’s Crossing. He also was the director of photography on Throw Mamma from the Train, Big, When Harry Met Sally, and Misery. Sonnenfeld made his directorial debut with The Addams Family in 1991, and has gone on to direct a number of films including Addams Family Values, Get Shorty, and the first three Men in Black films. His television credits include Pushing Daisies, for which he won an Emmy, and most recently Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.
His new book is Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother. Words Bookstore will be selling books at the event.
He will be in conversation with Matthew Galkin, documentary filmmaker who founded New York-based production company Fairhaven in 2018. Film work includes HBO’s Kevorkian, the award-winning HBO documentary I am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA, and loudQUIETloud: A Film About the rock band The Pixies. His television work includes work for Showtime, CNN, HBO and CNBC.