"For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism" is the first documentary to dramatize the rich saga of American movie reviewing. Directed by The Boston Phoenix critic, Gerald Peary, "For the Love of Movies" offers an insider's view of the critics' profession, with commentary from America's best-regarded reviewers, Roger Ebert (The Chicago Sun-Times), A.O. Scott (The New York Times), Lisa Schwarzbaum (Entertainment Weekly) and Kenneth Turan (The Los Angeles Times), as well as young, articulate, Internet voices, including Harry Knowles (aintitcool.com) and Karina Longworth (spout.com). The screening of the film at MICA includes an introduction by the film's director followed by a Q&A about film criticism with: Jed Dietz, director of the Maryland Film Festival; Mike Sragow, former film critic for the Baltimore Sun; and David Sterritt, film critic at Tikkun Magazine. The screening is sponsored by MICA's Department of Humanistic Studies.
Monday, April 2, 2012 at 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Falvey Hall: Brown Center
1301 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217, USA