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Film and moving-image arts and exhibitions consultant; senior curator (emeritus), Department of Film, The Museum of Modern Art; secretary, Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation; co-artistic director, FilmColumbia film festival
MPS Directing


MFA, Columbia University


Slow Run

Publications include

Weimar Cinema-Daydreams and Nightmares, 1919-1933; Aernout Mik; Rainer Werner Fassbinder; Reel Plastic Magic: A History of American Cinema; Junction and Journey: Trains and Film

Awards and honors include

Academy Film Scholar, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Film Heritage Award, National Society of Film Critics; German Service Cross Award; French Order of Arts and Letters; juror, Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Adelaide, Goa, Karlovy Vary, Pune, Thessaloniki and Jerusalem film festivals; steering committee, savefilm.org. Honorary Doctorate, Carleton University