Director Gabe Klinger will be present for Friday 2/9 7:15pm screening and Saturday 2/10 7:15pm screening
Gabe Klinger is a Brazilian-American filmmaker known for his acclaimed
features “Porto” (2016) and “Double Play: James Benning and Richard
Linklater” (2013). He is the recipient of more than a dozen
international awards and honors, including the Venice Film Festival
Lion for Best Documentary on Cinema, the Latin American Critics Award
for Best Film, and the Best Director Prize at the Santiago
International Film Festival in Chile.
Klinger’s films have been theatrically distributed worldwide and
screened at hundreds of major festivals and other events including
SXSW, the Viennale, the San Sebastian Film Festival, the International
Film Festival Rotterdam, and the BFI London Film Festival.
In addition to working as a director, writer, producer, and editor, he
is also a scholar and professor. His writings have been published in
Sight & Sound, Film Comment, Cinema Scope, and other journals, and his
book on director Joe Dante is available through Columbia University
Press. He has lectured at Harvard University, the London Film School,
the University of Illinois, the American University in Cairo, and the
Sorbonne in Paris.