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Chris Fujiwara

  • Artistic Director

Part Of EIFF since

2011

Favourite part of the job

Watching films, thinking of how they resonate with one another, meeting and talking with people of the world of cinema.

Biography

Chris is the author of books on Jerry Lewis, Otto Preminger, and Jacques Tourneur and the editor of a book on defining moments in cinema and of the film-criticism magazine Undercurrent. He has written on film and film festivals for many periodicals and anthologies, has worked in various capacities for many international film festivals, and has taught and lectured on film at Tokyo University, Yale University, Rhode Island School of Design, and elsewhere. He was named Artistic Director of EIFF in September 2011.

 

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