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Deep Time: Noah Hutton + Jonathan Demme


Wednesday, October 28, 2015
7:00 PM–8:30 PM
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Filmmaker Jonathan Demme introduces the New York City premiere of Noah Hutton’s documentary Deep Time, an ethereal portrait of the landowners, state officials, and oil workers at the center of the most prolific oil boom on the planet. With a focus on the relationship of the indigenous peoples of North Dakota to their surging fossil wealth, Deep Time casts the ongoing boom in the context of paleontological cycles, climate change, and the dark ecology of the future.

About the Speakers

Noah Hutton is the director, editor, and scorer of the award-winning documentary features Crude Independence (2009), Deep Time (2015), and King for Two Days (2012), a concert film about jazz drummer Dave King (The Bad Plus). He is six years into a fifteen-year longitudinal film project about neuroscience research around the world, focusing on the Human Brain Project based in Geneva, Switzerland, and he is the founder of the neuroscience and art website called the Beautiful Brain.

Jonathan Demme began his career as a writer and producer with Roger Corman in 1971 and has directed and produced more than forty movies since. His films have been nominated for twenty Academy Awards, including Beloved, Melvin and Howard, Philadelphia, Kurt Vonnegut Jr.”˜s Who Am I this Time?, Rachel Getting Married, The Manchurian Candidate, and Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Oscar for Best Director in 1991.

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