Annette Insdorf on Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes

Annette Insdorf on Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes

Film Society of Lincoln Center

35:56

Annette Insdorf presented a program of clips and discussion in conjunction with her new book, Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Amphitheater. Based on her teaching approach at Columbia University for 30 years, it explores how gifted filmmakers layer their first shots in a way that introduces the movie’s stylistic and thematic richness.


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