To celebrate the retrospective honoring film producer and distributorIra Deutchman, one of the essential figuresin the history of American independent & international art house film
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Since 1975, Deutchman has been a leader in distributing, marketing, and producing the work of directors like John Cassavetes, Barbara Kopple, Joan Micklin Silver, John Sayles, and Steven Soderbergh. Deutchman is perhaps best known for his work founding and running the distribution companies Cinecom, Fine Line Features, and Emerging Pictures. He has also worked on prominent films on African American experience such as The Brother from Another Planet(1984) and Hoop Dreams (1994).
Films from the retrospective include both classics from the history of independent cinema and gems waiting for rediscovery. Many screenings will feature Q&A talkbacks with filmmakers or performers. The celebration will also include panel discussions and an extensive exhibit covering Deutchman's impact on cinema.