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Montclair State Film Forum: Stacy Cochran
April 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Screening of film “Write When You Get Work,” followed by open forum Q & A with writer and director Stacy Cochran.
Stacy Cochran is a writer/director born in Passaic, New Jersey and based in New York City. She made her feature debut with the Columbia TriStar title “My New Gun” starring Diane Lane and James LeGros. It premiered in Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes and earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Feature. Subsequent projects as writer/director include Touchstone/Interscope title “Boys” starring Winona Ryder and Lukas Haas, the Bravo/IFC doc “Richard Lester!” (which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival), and “Drop Back Ten” which premiered in the Dramatic Competition at Sundance. While an MFA student at Columbia University, her short film “Another Damaging Day” premiered at the New York Film Festival.
In 2018, she completed her first feature after her unscheduled directing hiatus with “Write When You Get Work,” starring Emily Mortimer, Finn Wittrock and Rachel Keller. Shot on Super 16mm film by Oscar-winning cinematographer Robert Elswit, the movie premiered in March 2018 at SXSW in the narrative competition.