g The Film Panel Notetaker: Film Writers (and Quite Possibly Guy Maddin) to Appear at KGB Next Month for Book Reading

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Film Writers (and Quite Possibly Guy Maddin) to Appear at KGB Next Month for Book Reading

Here's some really interesting news sent my way from Ray Privett, President of Cinema Purgatorio and General Manager of Queensbridge Theater. Ray sent me an email about a reading and book party at the KGB Complex on June 11 where film writers Michael Atkinson, Ed Halter, B. Kite, Stuart Klawans, and David Sterritt are expected to participate, and also quite possibly filmmaker Guy Maddin.

Here's Ray's note:

A few years ago a lot changed at the Village Voice, including in the film section. Soon after the Phoenix-based New Times chain purchased the paper in late 2006, the section could no longer find space for such longtime contributors as Michael Atkinson; New Times fired longtime section editor Dennis Lim soon thereafter, along with many other familiar Voice bylines.

Read on here.

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