SFIFF56: Steven Soderbergh State of Cinema Address (36:06)

Posted: 04/30/2013 in Uncategorized

Audio posted by ThompsonOnHollywood on April 29, 2013 • 

Article below posted by Mel Valentin on April 28, 2013 • 

“Few filmmakers announce their retirement from making films at or near the peak of their careers, but Steven Soderbergh isn’t just any filmmaker. A prolific filmmaker by any definition (roughly 30 films over three-plus decades), Soderbergh announced his retirement more than a year ago. Since then, MAGIC MIKE opened to commercial and critical success, while his last film, SIDE EFFECTS, opened to disappointing box-office numbers (more about both later on). It was something of a bold decision then for Ted Hope, the new executive director of the San Francisco International Film Festival, to ask Soderbergh to give the festival’s yearly State of Cinema address. Members of the audience were understandably primed to hear Soderbergh discuss not just cinema in the abstract, but why he’s chosen to stop making films. In both regards, Soderbergh didn’t disappoint.”

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