Conversations with Filmmakers SeriesCollected interviews with the world's most celebrated filmmakers. Recent titles include: Atom Egoyan: Conversations; Hal Ashby: Conversations. Series editor: Gerald Peary, Professor of Communications and Journalism at Suffolk University, Boston.
Gerald Peary is a professor of communications and journalism at Suffolk University, Boston, a long-time film critic for the Boston Phoenix, and the programmer of the Boston University Cinematheque. He was a Fulbright Fellow in the former Yugoslavia, studying Yugoslavian film comedy, and was the acting curator of the Harvard University Film Archive. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics and has served on film juries around the world. He is the writer-director of the 2009 feature documentary For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism, which has played at over fifty film festivals, museums, and independent theaters. He is the author and editor of eight books on cinema, including Quentin Tarantino: Interviews and John Ford: Interviews, both published by University Press of Mississippi.
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