Special Events / UK premiere

For The Love Of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism

  • Gerald Peary /
  • USA /
  • 2008 /
  • 126 mins

Patricia Clarkson, Roger Ebert, Elvis Mitchell, A O Scott / Documentary / English

Is the art of film reviewing in critical condition? A documentary history, plus a pertinent discussion with those in the know…

This ticket includes admission to both the screening and panel event. 

The film lasts 81min and the discussion approximately 45min.  

Gerald Peary’s entertaining documentary examines the history of film criticism from its earliest manifestations to its most prominent contemporary practitioners.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Sight and Sound editor Nick James and Professor John Caughie of Glasgow University.

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