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Hope in the Dark

The Image Film Issue
Guest edited by Gareth Higgins and Scott Teems

Symposium: The Film That Helps Me Live Better

Andrew Brotzman, filmmaker
Bearden Coleman, film writer
Scott Derrickson, director of Doctor Strange
Michael Dunaway, filmmaker and critic
Tony Hale, actor, Veep
Paul Harrill, director of Something, Anything
Susan Isaacs, writer and actor
Nicole Kassell, director of The Woodsman
Kenneth Morefield, critic
Erin Parish, writer
Claudia Puig, critic
Catherine von Ruhland, writer
J. Smith-Cameron, actor, Rectify
Rebecca Ver Straten-McSparran, film writer
Vic Thiessen, critic
Gregory Wolfe, editor of Image

Ron Austin, Writer, Producer, Director
Revisiting the Spiritual Frontiers of Film
The author revisits his seminal 2001 essay from Image

What Kind of Movie Does the World Need Now?
A round table discussion with David Lowery, director of Pete’s Dragon; James Ponsoldt, director of The Spectacular NowAlissa Wilkinson, film critic at Vox; and Debra Granik, director of Winter’s Bone

Rodrigo García, Writer and Director of Last Days in the Desert
Fathers and Sons, Divine and Human
Director’s interview and screenplay excerpt

Mira Nair, Director of Queen of Katwe
Movies Make Utopia
Director’s interview

Tyler McCabe, Festival Producer, Movies and Meaning
Television Wakes Us Up
A memoir of growing up with reality TV

Scott Cairns and Natasha Oladokun
Necessary Images
Two poets on images from films that shaped them

Lee Isaac Chung, Director of Munyurangabo
Love Letters
A memoir of the American dream

Sara Zarr, Author of Story of a Girl
On Adaptation
A novelist on screen adaptation, with a screenplay excerpt

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Publication Date: July 2017
Reservations Due: June 16
Art Due: June 19

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