Light House Cinema is a specialist independent cinema in Smithfield, Dublin. Their eclectic schedule includes feature films, shorts, classics, foreign language ... More will welcome legendary screenwriter, director and producer James Schamus for one night only as he joins them to discuss his award-winning, genre-changing Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
On Thursday July 18th at 6.15pm, Light House will present the newly restored 4K version of Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and afterwards they will welcome co-writer and producer James Schamus for a discussion and audience Q&A.
James Schamus is an award-winning screenwriter (The Ice Storm), producer (Brokeback Mountain), and former CEO of Focus Features (Dallas Buyers Club, Lost in Translation, Milk, The Pianist). Hhe made his feature directorial debut, with an adaptation of Philip Roth’s Indignation which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin Film Festival. Schamus’ New York-based production company, Symbolic Exchange, produced Kitty Green’s acclaimed feature documentary Casting Jon Benet which had its world premiere at Sundance, and Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s A Prayer Before Dawn which premiered in Cannes 2017 and was released by A24. Recent projects include Rhys Ernst’s trans comedy Adam, The Tomorrow Man, starring John Lithgow and Blythe Danner and Andrew Ahn’s sophomore feature Driveways. Schamus is also Professor of Professional Practice in Columbia University’s School of the Arts, where he teaches film history and theory.
Tickets for the event are €15 and are on sale here