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Laurie Anderson has been named to a jury of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, August 31–September 10, 2016. She will join the jury for the Venezia 73 competition presided over by director Sam Mendes. Also on the jury are actresses Gemma Arterton, Nina Hoss, Chiara Mastroianni, and Zhao Wei; directors Joshua Oppenheimer and Lorenzo Vigas; and writer Giancarlo De Cataldo. Anderson's film Heart of a Dog screened in competition in Venice in 2015; the film will be shown in Italian cinemas in September.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News FilmFilmThursday, April 14, 2016|0 comments
Laurie Anderson's film Heart of a Dog opens in UK cinemas starting Tuesday, May 10, at the Brighton Festival, of which she is the guest director. On May 11, she takes part in two screenings in London: one hosted by BBC Radio 6 Music's Lauren Laverne, another open to dogs (and their owners). All three feature Q&As with Anderson. Heart of a Dog continues to open in cinemas in the UK and Ireland through the spring and summer. Anderson discusses the film at a sold-out screening at the Tate Modern on Friday, April 22.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News FilmFilmMonday, January 11, 2016|0 comments
Laurie Anderson's Heart of a Dog will receive its HBO premiere on April 25. The film is still playing at theaters across the US, having landed on a number of year's best lists, including those of the New York Times and New York magazine. A unique three-minute version of the film is showing on Times Square's electronic billboards each night this month starting at 11:57 PM as part of Midnight Moments. Hear Laurie Anderson's recent interview with BBC Radio 6 Music's Mary Anne Hobbs here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Film TelevisionFilmTuesday, November 24, 2015|0 comments
Laurie Anderson's new film, Heart of a Dog, has been nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary. "This year’s nominees are a testament to the strength, vitality and diversity of independent, artist-driven filmmaking," said Film Independent President Josh Welsh. "It’s an astonishingly strong group of films and performances this year and we look forward to celebrating them all at the Spirit Awards." Winners will be announced on February 27, 2016; the awards ceremony will be broadcast live on IFC.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News FilmFilmWednesday, November 11, 2015|0 comments
Laurie Anderson's new film, Heart of a Dog, has been nominated for three Cinema Eye Honors awards for Nonfiction Filmmaking: Outstanding Achievement in Direction, Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation, and Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Score. The nominees were announced a reception in Copenhagen, Denmark, this evening. Winners will be announced at the 9th annual Cinema Eye Honors Ceremony on January 13, 2016, at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. Heart of a Dog, now showing in select theaters, opens in additional theaters across the US this weekend.