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ESSAY: "Frank Capra," Magill's Cinema Annual — 1983 (Edited by Frank N. Magill), La Canada, California: Salem Press, 1984
LETTER: "Rock On," The New Republic, November 19, 1984
ESSAY: "Love Streams," Magill's Cinema Annual — 1985 (Edited by Ellen Reinig), La Canada, California: Salem Press, 1985, p. 293–302
ESSAY: "Mikey and Nicky," Magill's Cinema Annual — 1985 (Edited by Ellen Reinig), La Canada, California: Salem Press, 1985, pp. 576– 580
EDITION: Edited and introduced: Henry James's The Spoils Of Poynton and What Maisie Knew, New York: NAL/Signet Books, 1985
BOOK: American Dreaming: The Films Of John Cassavetes and the American Experience, Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1985. Subsequently translated into Japanese.
ESSAY: "Dreams, Deeds, Glances, and Gasps: Frank Capra's Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,” Notebooks In Cultural Analysis, Volume III, "Special Issue on Voice" (edited by Norman Cantor), Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1986
LETTER: "Not so Noir," The New Republic, February 10, 1986
ESSAY: "The Kitsch Film Criticism of the New York Times – Vincent Canby: A Critic in the Dark," The New Republic, June 30, 1986, pp. 25–33 (featured as the issue’s cover story)
ESSAY: "The Imagination in Ascendance," (a reading of Henry Adams's work) The Southern Review, Volume 22, Number 3, Summer 1986, pp. 506–531
EDITION: Edited, Annotated, and Introduced: Henry Adams's Mont Saint Michel And Chartres, New York: Viking Penguin, 1986
ESSAY: "The Killing of a Chinese Bookie," Magill's Cinema Annual — 1987 (edited by Frank N. Magill), Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1987, pp. 549–557
REVIEW: Leo Braudy's The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History, in The Los Angeles Times Sunday Book Review, December 21, 1986
ESSAY: "The Heartbreak Kid," Magill's Cinema Annual — 1987 (edited by Frank N. Magill), Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1987, pp. 533–538
ESSAY: "The Hazards of Humanism: Film Criticism Today," The Chicago Review, Volume 36, Number 1, Winter 1988, pp. 19–45
BOOK: American Vision: The Films Of Frank Capra, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987
GENERAL EDITOR: Planning, commissioning, and editing a scholarly book series devoted to “the new auteurism:” : The Cambridge Film Classics (New York and Cambridge, England): Cambridge University Press, 1987–2004. During this period, the following volumes were published:
Scott MacDonald, Avant-Garde Film: Motion Studies (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992)
Sam Girgus, The Films of Woody Allen (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992)
David Sterritt, The Films of Alfred Hitchcock (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992)
Robert Kolker and Peter Beicken, The Films of Wim Wenders (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
Peter Bondanella, The Films of Roberto Rossellini (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
Maurice Yacowar, The Films of Paul Morrissey (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
James Naremore, The Films of Vincente Minnelli (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
Michael Riley and James Palmer, The Films of Joseph Losey (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
Scott Simmon, The Films of D. W. Griffith (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
Ray Carney, The Films of John Cassavetes (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994)
Amy Lawrence, The Films of Peter Greenaway (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1997)
Peter Brunette, The Films of Michaelangeo Antonioni (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1998)
David Sterritt, The Films of Jean–Luc Godard (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1999)
Ray Carney and Leonard Quart, The Films of Mike Leigh (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000)
Peter Bondanella, The Films of Federico Fellini (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002)
Jesse Kalin, The Films of Ingmar Bergman (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003)
Robert Garis, The Films of Orson Welles (New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004)
ESSAY: "Love's Dreams: The Films of John Cassavetes, "Persistence Of Vision (City University of New York), Number 6, Summer 1988, pp. 41–66
ESSAY: "Gloria," Magill's Cinema Annual — 1988 (edited by Frank N. Magill), Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1988, pp. 458–462
ESSAY: "Ishtar," Magill's Cinema Annual — 1988 (edited by Frank N. Magill), Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1988, pp. 196–200
ESSAY: "Crane and Eakins," Partisan Review, Volume LV, Number 3, Summer 1988, p. 464–473
BOOK: Speaking The Language Of Desire: The Films Of Carl Dreyer, New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1989
ESSAY: "Waking up in the Dark — Learning from John Cassavetes," keynote essay for the "Tribute to John Cassavetes," conducted by the United States Film Festival (later the Sundance Film Festival), published by the Sundance Institute: Park City, Utah, January 1989
ESSAY: "Modernism for the Millions: The Films of Woody Allen," The Alaska Quarterly Review, Volume 8, Numbers 1–2, Fall/Winter 1989, pp. 139–169
ESSAYS: "Complex Characters," "Unfinished Business,” and "A Note on Big Trouble" for the special section on the life and work of John Cassavetes, Film Comment, May–June 1989, pp. 30–33, 48–49
NOTES: Wrote the program notes to accompany the screenings of the films of John Cassavetes, printed in the Sixth Annual Program of the French–American Film Workshop, Avignon, France, July 1989
ESSAYS: Wrote the program notes distributed at the screening sites to support the national tour of “The Films of John Cassavetes” sponsored jointly by the Walker Art Center and The Pacific Film Archive, published September 1989, 88 pages
FILM PROGRAM: Wrote the souvenir program to accompany the national tour of “The Films of John Cassavetes” sponsored jointly by the Walker Art Center and the Pacific Film Archive, published September 1989, 8 pages
BRIEF ESSAY: "The Energizing Spirit," and brief notes about the films of John Cassavetes, published in the Harvard Film Archive Newsletter, September/October 1989, pp. 2–4
ESSAY: "Learning from John Cassavetes," published in Switch magazine (Tokyo) for their special issue on the life and work of John Cassavetes, Special Issue #3, January 1990
PROGRAM NOTES: Wrote the program notes to accompany the screenings of the films of John Cassavetes, printed in the UCLA Film and Television Archive Calendar, February/March 1990, pp. 4–5
ESSAY: "Waking Up in the Dark – Learning from John Cassavetes," The Alaska Quarterly Review, Volume 8, Number 3–4, Spring–Summer 1990, pp. 123–133
ESSAY: "The Adventure of Insecurity," The Kenyon Review, Volume 13, Number 2 (Spring 1991), p. 102–121. (In October 1991, this essay was selected to share the prize award as “best essay of the year by an emerging writer")
REVIEW: “David James' Allegories of Cinema,” American Studies (University of Kansas), Volume 32, Number 1 (Spring 1991), pp. 123–124
ESSAY: "Looking Without Seeing," Partisan Review, Volume 58, Number 4 (Fall 1991), pp. 717–723
BRIEF ESSAY: Contributed to a survey of contemporary scholarly opinion on the fiftieth anniversary of Citizen Kane: "Orson Welles and Rosebud Ride Again," The Christian Science Monitor, April 30, 1991, p. 13
ESSAY: "My Capra," (an overview of Capra's work occasioned by his death), The Boston Phoenix, September 20, 1991, Section 3, p. 8
SECTION OF TEXTBOOK: Ghost–wrote a section on the life and work of John Cassavetes for the revised, fifth edition of Gerald Mast, A Short History of the Movies, revised by Bruce Kawin (New York and Toronto: Macmillan, 1991), pp. 458–460
BRIEF FEATURE: "On Halloween movies," in "Take Five,” The Boston Sunday Herald, October 27, 1991, p. 14
JOURNAL EDITOR: Commissioned essays for and edited a special issue devoted to John Cassavetes, Post Script, Volume 11, Number 2 (Winter 1992)
ESSAYS: "The Road Not Taken: A Polemical Introduction," and "Seven Program Notes from the American Tour of Cassavetes' Complete Films," Post Script, Volume 11, Number 2 (Winter 1992), pp. 3–12 and 37–100
BRIEF CONTRIBUTION: "(close quote)," Interview Magazine, February 1992, p. 152
ESSAY: "Prophet Without Honor" (a consideration of the critical elision of Cassavetes’ work in America), The Boston Phoenix, February 28, 1992, Section 3, pp. 1, 6
ESSAY AND SIDEBARS: "Cassavetes on Life and Art," Visions Magazine, Number 5, Summer 1992, pp. 22–29
BOOK: Autoportraits (Paris: Editions de l'Etoile/ Cahiers du cinema, 1992), translated into French by Serge Grunberg from my manuscript. No English language publication
TRANSLATION/SELECTIONS REPRINTED: Twenty-thousand words of previously published work were excerpted and anthologized in a Spanish– language film book: John Cassavetes: Un Independente en Busca del Sueno Americano, edited by Carlos Heredero, published in Madrid, l992
REVISED AND EXPANDED BOOK EDITION: Wrote a new introduction, a new final chapter, and a new afterword for the Japanese edition of American Dreaming published in Japanese by Keiso Shobo (Tokyo), 1993
BRIEF NOTES: "Christmas Movies," in "Take Five," The Boston Herald Sunday Magazine, December 14, 1992, p. 16
ESSAY: "John Cassavetes: Allegro con brio," in The Greek Influence in World Cinema, John Pyros, ed. (Tarpon Springs, Florida: 1993), pp. 22–25
INTERVIEW: "Ray Carney's Rules of the Game," Visions Magazine, number 10 (Summer 1993), p. 10-15, 48-9
REPLY TO LETTER: Visions, Number 11 (Fall 1993), p. 4
BOOK: The Films of John Cassavetes: Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994). Subsequently translated into Hungarian (John Cassavetes filmjei: A pragmatizmus, a moderizmus es a film, Budapest: Osiris Kiado, July 2001) and Japanese (2004).
ESSAY: “Meanings in Motion,” The Boston Book Review, Volume 1, Number 2 (Winter 1994), pp. 36
ESSAY: “Robert Kramer: Our Truest Historian,” program essay for the 37th San Francisco Film Festival Souvenir Program (San Francisco: May 1994), p. 27
ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRY: Comprehensive essay on “American Independent Filmmaking, 1953–1973,” for a Spanish–language film encyclopedia: “El cine artistico y narrativo americano (1949-1979)” Historia General Del Cine Volumen XI Nuevos Cines (Anos 60). Coordinaro por Jose Enrique Monterde y Esteve Riambau Madrid, Spain: Catedra Signo e imagen, 1995, pp. 235-260. No English–language publication
INTERVIEW: “The Rules of the Game,” foreword to Rick Schmidt, Feature Filmmaking at Used Car Prices, revised edition (New York: Penguin Books, 1995) pp. xv–xxviii
REVIEW: “A Yellow Pages of Theory and Criticism,” an essay–review of Michael Groden and Martin Kreiswirth, The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism, Partisan Review, Volume 62, Number 1 (Winter 1995), pp. 138–143
REVIEW: “Knowing Too Much” (a review of Trevor Fairbrother’s John Singer Sargent), The Boston Book Review, Volume 2, Number 1 (January–February 1995), pp. 19–22
INTERVIEW: “A Chilly View of Hollywood, Part I,” Movie Maker Magazine, issue 13 (May–June 1995), pp. 28–30, 43–45
INTERVIEW: “A Chilly View of Hollywood, Part II,” Movie Maker Magazine, issue 14 (July–August 1995), pp. 18–22
ESSAY: An appreciation of Charles Burnett’s To Sleep With Anger, “Forgotten Films,” Double Take Magazine, Volume 1, Number 2 (Fall 1995), pp.123–128
ESSAY: “Escape Velocity: Notes on Beat Film,” Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-1965 (New York: Whitney Museum of Art, and Paris: Flammarion, 1995), pp. 190–209
ESSAY: “No Exit: John Cassavetes’ Shadows,” Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-1965 (New York: Whitney Museum of Art, and Paris: Flammarion, 1995), pp. 235–241
ANNOTATED SCREENING LIST: “The Beat Movement in Film: A Comprehensive Screening List, Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-1965 (New York: Whitney Museum of Art, and Paris: Flammarion, 1995), pp. 210–213
BOOK (in progress): Beyond the Hype: The Real Independent Film Movement (studies of the work of Morris Engel, Lionel Rogosin, Shirley Clarke, Paul Morrissey, Barbara Loden, Robert Kramer, Mark Rappaport, Elaine May, Charles Burnett, Jim Jarmusch, Su Friedrich, Todd Haynes, Tom Noonan, Caveh Zahedi, Rodrigo Garcia, and others).
ESSAY: “Capra and the Critics,” for the new paperback edition of American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1996 and Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1996).
ESSAY: "Pulp Affliction: The Sorry State of Contemporary Film and Criticism," The Baffler, Number 8 (Summer 1996), pp. 41-49
BOOK CHAPTER: “Uno stile rivoluzionario: Ice e Milestones,” a chapter on Robert Kramer for a book in Italian: Roberto Turigliatto (ed.), Robert Kramer (Torino, Italy: Festival Internazionale Cinema Giovani, 1997). p. 109–121. No English publication
VIDEOTAPE JACKET NOTES: Supervised the video release, wrote the video jacket notes and press releases to accompany the release of the films of Mark Rappaport on video. Videoactive Releasing (Los Angeles) – eight films on six cassettes released between March and August 1997
ESSAY: "Fake Independence and Reel Truth I, Moviemaker Magazine (Los Angeles), issue 26 (October 1997). Expanded, revised version of a public lecture. Reprinted on their web site.
ESSAY: "Fake Independence and Reel Truth II," Moviemaker Magazine (Los Angeles), issue 27 (January, 1998). Expanded, revised version of a public lecture. Reprinted on their web site.
SOUVENIR PROGRAM: Love on the Edge: Six Films From the Legendary Independent Director John Cassavetes, written to support the John Cassavetes film festival sponsored by Miramax and held in New York, Austin, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Boston, between August 1997 and May 1998. The program booklet consisted of two general essays and six program notes, followed by a selection of statements about film by Cassavetes compiled by me, 30,000 words, 26 pages
DVD PACK–IN BOOKLETS: Laserdisc jacket notes and pack–in booklet texts to accompany the first DVD releases of John Cassavetes' A Woman Under the Influence, Faces, Shadows, Opening Night, and The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Los Angeles: Pioneer Electronics/Pioneer Special Projects), 1998 – 1999.
BOOK CHAPTER: "When Mind is a Verb: Thomas Eakins and the Doing of Thinking," in Morris Dickstein, ed., The Revival of Pragmatism: New Essays on Social Thought, Law, and Culture (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1998), pp. 377-403 (Contribution singled out for praise in the New York Times review of the book.)
WEB–SITE PUBLICATIONS: www.Cassavetes.com: The John Cassavetes Pages, The Independent Film Pages, The Film and other Arts Pages, The About Ray Carney Pages, The Ray Carney’s Discoveries Pages, Ray Carney’s Mailbag, and other sections. The largest non–commercially sponsored web site in the world devoted to independent film and other art, (approximately 40,000 words added every year and up to 50,000 hits per month from all over the world), 1999 to present
BOOK CHAPTER: "Two Forms of Modernism: Notes Towards a Pragmatic Aesthetic," in Townsend Ludington, ed., A Modern Mosaic: Essays in American Modernism (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1999), pp. 385-435.
BRIEF ESSAY: “A Group–Think Experience“ (on the Star Wars phenomenon), in The Christian Science Monitor, May 14,1999, p. 19
PROGRAM NOTES: Wrote catalogue copy and complete film notes for: “A John Cassavetes Retrospective” held at Anthology Film Archive, New York, November 27–December 13, 1998
BOOK: Why Art Matters: A collection of essays, interviews, and lectures on life and art. 1999 (Self–published for sale on www.Cassavetes.com)
ARTICLE: "A new experience? Oh, no! Anything but that!"—The Rediscovery of Cassavetes' Work, The London Daily Telegraph, February 27, 2001.
SOUVENIR PROGRAM: The Films of John Cassavetes: The Adventure of Insecurity--A Souvenir Program (Boston: Company C Publishing, 1999), 30,000 word monograph, 64 pages. Created for the Sydney Film Festival screenings and events I participated in during my U.S. State Department–sponsored speaking tour in Australia in 1999
ESSAY: "Learning from Dreyer: Reflections on the Lessons His Work Teaches," in Lene Crone and Lars Movin, eds. Close-Ups: Contemporary Art and Carl Th. Dreyer, Nikolaj, Copenhagen: Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, 1999), pp. 82-87. Published in English.
ESSAY: "The Path of the Artist I,” Moviemaker Magazine (Los Angeles), issue 36 (December 1999), pp. 36-39; and 68.Reprinted on their web site.
ESSAY: "The Path of the Artist II,” Moviemaker Magazine (Los Angeles), issue 37 (February 2000), pp. 58-62; and 98-99. Reprinted on their web site.
ESSAY: "The Path of the Artist III," Moviemaker Magazine (Los Angeles), issue 38 (April 2000), pp. 48-51; and 56-57.Reprinted on their web site.
BOOK: The Films of Mike Leigh: Embracing the World (Cambridge, England and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000). The “Biographical Introduction” and the chapter on Naked were contributed by Leonard Quart
ESSAY: "How (and How Not) to Do It: An Open Letter to the Next Generation of American Filmmakers," published as the foreword to the revised and enlarged third edition of Rick Schmidt's Feature Filmmaking At Used Car Prices (New York: Penguin Books, 2000).
BOOKLET: The Films of John Cassavetes: The Adventure of Insecurity (Boston: Company C Publishing, 2001), 30,000 word monograph, 64 pages (a revised version of the earlier souvenir program text)
INTERVIEW: "The Independent Vision," An interview with Ray Carney by Cynthia Rockwell posted on: NewEnglandFilm.com, March 2002. Reprinted in a slightly more revised version, on www.Cassavetes.com
BOOK: Cassavetes on Cassavetes (London: Faber and Faber and New York: Farrar, Straus, 2001). Subsequently translated into German, Spanish, Japanese, and Croatian (this last currently in progress). See the next two entries for bibliographic details on two of the translations:
TRANSLATION: Cassavetes uber Cassavetes (revised German edition), Frankfurt, Germany: Verlag der Autoren, 2003
TRANSLATION: Cassavetes por Cassavetes (revised Spanish language edition), Madrid, Spain: cronicas Anagrama, 2003.
BOOK: Shadows (The BFI “Film Classics” Series) London: British Film Institute; Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.
INTERVIEW: "Cassavetes and Rowlands at the Virginia Film Festival: An interview with Ray Carney by Mary Alice Blackwell," The Daily Progress Newspaper (Charlottesville, Virginia) October 2001.
ARTISTIC DISCOVERY 1: The discovery of a new “long print” of Cassavetes’ masterwork, Faces, in the archives of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (uncatalogued and unrecognized), November 2001
INTERVIEW: "An interview with Ray Carney by Jim McKay," Filmmaker Magazine, Fall 2001
INTERVIEW: "An interview with Ray Carney by Jake Mahaffy," Cinemad Magazine (Mike Plante, editor), February 2002
ODDITY: Carl Hancock Rux’s play, Talk, is presented at the Joseph Papp Public Theater. It refers to Ray Carney’s work on Cassavetes. The play later wins a 2002 OBIE Award, April to May 2002
BOOK: Necessary Experiences – What art can show us about ourselves and our culture, 2002 (Self–published for sale on www.Cassavetes.com)
BOOK EXCERPTS: "Getting to know John Cassavetes, Part 1," Venice Magazine, (Los Angeles), Fall 2002
BOOK EXCERPTS: "Getting to know John Cassavetes, Part 2," Venice Magazine (Los Angeles), Winter 2002
BOOK EXCERPTS: "Improvising a Script: The Example of John Cassavetes," Scenario: The Magazine of Screenwriting Art, Volume 5, number 2, Fall 2002.
BOOK: "A Detective Story: Going into the Workshop of the Artist," a study of Cassavetes' revisionary process in the making of the two versions Shadows. (Self–published for sale on www.Cassavetes.com), 2003
DVD PACK–IN BOOKLET: Extensive (24 page, 30,000 word) presentation of the production history and intellectual background of John Cassavetes’ A Child is Waiting and Love Streams, for the French DVDs of both films, issued by CineMalta and Agnes B. (Information available at: nightday.fr), 2003
ARTISTIC DISCOVERY 2: The discovery of the lost and thought to be destroyed “first version” of John Cassavetes’ Shadows, November 2003. The print was generally regarded as the “holy grail” of lost films and its re–discovery as one of the major events in the past fifty years of film preservation and exhibition. The discovery and the subsequent Rotterdam Film Festival screenings were written up in more than 100 newspapers and magazines around the world between February and August 2004. Described in detail on www.Cassavetes.com
ESSAY: "Chasing Shadows," (an account of the search for and discovery of Cassavetes’ lost film), The Guardian (London), March 1, 2004, p.33, reprinted on their web site.
BOOK: What's Wrong with Film Books, Film Courses, and Film Reviewing … and How to Do It Right, 2004 (Self–published for sale on www.Cassavetes.com)
ESSAY AND SIDE–BARS: Wrote the Foreword and "apercus" (inspirational and educational blocks of text interspersed throughout the book) for Rick Schmidt, Extreme DV at Used-Car Prices (New York: Penguin Books), 2004
ARTISTIC DISCOVERY 3: (Confidential, unable to be announced until legal issues are resolved), September 2004
ARTISTIC DISCOVERY 4: (Confidential, unable to be announced until legal issues are resolved), October 2004
ARTISTIC ACQUISITION: The papers and films of Mark Rappaport, including 16mm film prints, video masters, sketches and scripts for produced and unproduced works, and miscellaneous notes and writing, Spring 2005
INTERVIEW: "A Modest Proposal: Let’s Replace Film Production Programs with Majors in Auto Mechanics (at least majors would be able to get jobs...)," Interview with Devon Dickau, 2005
ARTISTIC DISCOVERY 5: The discovery of a new film by John Cassavetes. More details cannot be provided until legal issues are resolved.
BOOK CHAPTER: "Art, Life, Hollywood, Independent Film, Critics, Professors, and How to Make a Fortune in Real Estate," An expanded and revised version of an interview originally published in MovieMaker magazine. Printed in: Don Thompson and Nicholas Rombes, Your Life's a Movie, (New York: Solpix Publishers, 2006).
BOOK: Henry James: The Heroic Mind: A Study of the Late Style. In preparation.
ESSAY: "Falling into the World: Wim Wenders’ Wings of Desire," in ARTicles (the magazine of the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, Cambridge), November-December, 2006 issue. Circulation 30,000. Also posted on the American Repertory Theater web site at: http://amrep.org/articles/5_2a/falling.html
BOOK: John Cassavetes in Person: A collection of interviews and statements by the filmmaker. Accepted for publication, but not yet published
INTRODUCTORY ESSAY AND PROGRAM NOTES: for the second annual “Under the Radar” (unreleased, unknown, or neglected low–budget American independent works) the Harvard Film Archive independent film festival, in The Harvard Film Archive Calendar, June – July 2007 and on their web site
INTRODUCTORY ESSAY: for Rob Nilsson’s nine–film 9@Night sequence of films, playing at the Harvard Film Archive, The Harvard Film Archive Calendar, November – December 2007. Reprinted on: <http://citizencinema.net/the-end-of-art/>
DVD PACK-IN BOOKLET: "Trumping Trump: The Quiet Achievement of Quiet City," 2500-word DVD pack-in essay, Benten Productions, January 2008
LECTURE AND SCREENING: Recreated Amos Vogel's 1959 Cinema 16 screening of Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie's Pull My Daisy and John Cassavetes' Shadows to commemorate the 48th anniversary of the New York premiere, Boston University Cinemateque, October 12, 2007.
POETRY READING AND COMMENTARY: Read from Lawrence Ferlinghetti's "Coney Island of the Mind," and discussed his relation to the Beat Movement, for faculty and students, York College, Pennsylvania, October 26, 2007.
LECTURE AND SCREENING: Recreated Amos Vogel's 1959 Cinema 16 screening of Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie's Pull My Daisy and John Cassavetes' Shadows to commemorate the 48th anniversary of the New York premiere, for faculty and students in the New Media Center, York College, Pennsylvania, October 26, 2007.
WEB SITE POSTING: "Trumping Trump: The Quiet Achievement of Quiet City," printed on the web site of Filmmaker Magazine (New York), February 2008.
INTERDISCIPLINARY CLASS PRESENTATIONS: "The Dream of a Master Text," two interdisciplinary class presentations in Prof. Archie Burnett's Editorial Institute course on editing, March 18 and 20, 2008. Discussed the editing of Shakespeare's plays and film texts that exist in alternate versions.
HOSTED VISITING FILMMAKER: Hosted Ronald Bronstein (writer-director of Frownland), to speak to my Independent Film class, April 15, 2008.
DISCUSSIONS: Organized and hosted a Tuesday-afternoon discussion series: "Is there life after BU?" to advise film studies graduate students on career options and opportunities, April 2008.
INTERVIEWS: Interviewed by national and international publications on various film events (including Mike Leigh's forthcoming film). Journalism. Stupid and trivial.
ESSAY: "No exit: John Cassavetes' Shadows," Electric Sheep: A deviant view of cinema (London, U.K.), pp. 17-19.
JOKE: Mentioned in The Onion, the internet's leading humor magazine, Issue 44-23, June 2, 2008. See: http://www.theonion.com/content/news_briefs/mtv_movie_awards_snubs
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