NBIF12 Creators & Curators: Armond White
Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)
Whether you want to respond critically to film on your own platform or through traditional outlets, or you’re a cineaste who just wants to discuss film critically, this workshop is not to be missed. Join one of the country’s leading film critics who will teach you how he views and contextualizes film.
Take this seminar and learn:
- How film speaks to our shared humanity
- What it means to understanding film in the context of both contemporary culture and film history
- How to critique films beyond the thumbs up/thumbs down approach
- How to increase your fluency in the language of visual media
About Armond White
Armond White is currently the editor of City Arts, for which he also writes articles and reviews. He was previously the lead film critic for the alternative weekly New York Press (1997–2011), the arts editor and critic for The City Sun (1984–1996) and was profiled in New York Magazine (“No Kiss Kiss, All Bang Bang,” February 16, 2009). He is the author of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook the World (Overlook Press); Rebel for the Hell of It: The Art-Life of Tupac Shakur (Thunder’s Mouth Press); and Keep Moving: The Michael Jackson Chronicles and What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Movies (both published by ResistanceWorks, WDC). He is a past Chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle and has won the Deems Taylor-ASCAP Award for music criticism. White curates a yearly music video program at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. He has taught at Long Island University, Columbia and Fordham universities. His articles have been published world wide in The New York Times, The Nation and Sight and Sound. He is also co-founder of First of the Month quarterly.