High Museum of Art: Films


Five Questions for Kenny Blank by Linda Dubler

Kenny Blank is the Executive Director of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, the second largest Jewish film festival in the United States. The AJFF attracts an audience of 17,000 during its 12 days of screenings and is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary this year. Next year’s festival will take place January 13-24, 2010 in movie theaters across the city.

Peter O'Toole in Lawrence of Arabia

Here are Kenny’s responses to five questions posed to him by Linda Dubler, Curator of Media Arts at the High.

Kenny: Gosh, these are such hard questions! I hate giving definitive answers, because there never is a simple response. But here goes . . .

The movie that changed my life: Lawrence of Arabia

I first remember seeing: Star Wars

A great, underrated director: David Cronenberg

My favorite resources for news and reviews: IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic

Five recent movies that Films at the High audience members should see:

The September Issue

Food, Inc.

Ponyo

The Hurt Locker

Moon


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