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Whit Stillman Interview (Damsels in Distress)

Whit Stillman is an American filmmaker whose four films are comedic investigations of class triumphs and tragedies, explored through the lens of group social life. These include the varying comforts and malaise of the ‘urban haute bourgeoisie’ in Metropolitan (1990); how certain class cultures clash with political realities abroad in Barcelona (1994); and the collapse… Continue reading Whit Stillman Interview (Damsels in Distress)

Issue 10 (Whit Stillman, Costa-Gavras, Athina Rachel Tsangari and Cameron Bailey) is now available!

  We’re happy to launch our 10th issue, which is our first to feature only interviews… and what interviews they are! We talked to the trenchant and kind American writer/director, Whit Stillman (Damsels in Distress), at the conclusion of our inaugural Live Directors Series. We were thrilled to host Whit and screen two of his… Continue reading Issue 10 (Whit Stillman, Costa-Gavras, Athina Rachel Tsangari and Cameron Bailey) is now available!

Recap: Whit Stillman – The Seventh Art Live Directors Series

We were thrilled to be able to invite and host Whit Stillman in Toronto – a city with an understandable love for his films, though one that has perhaps become too closely tied to the Festival and its sometimes cold and/or obligatory press reception. Whit was as friendly, accessible and honest as his characters, acutely… Continue reading Recap: Whit Stillman – The Seventh Art Live Directors Series

Whit Stillman is coming to Toronto as part of our new Live Directors Series – December 12/13

Whit Stillman Screenings in Toronto, Director in Attendance The Seventh Art Launch Live Directors Series Presented By The Royal TORONTO, November 27, 2012 – The Seventh Art and The Royal announce a two night engagement with filmmaker Whit Stillman on December 12th and 13th. Stillman will present a film each night, Metropolitan and The Last… Continue reading Whit Stillman is coming to Toronto as part of our new Live Directors Series – December 12/13