Confessions of a Film Programmer
A group of film programmers and curators of a short film festival were interviewed for promotional purposes. However, it isn’t just a simple promotional video, though it tries to be. The film opens with the question “Do you ever feel guilty about being a gatekeeper?”, and we start to see that there is more to a programmer/curator’s job than just starting or ending a new filmmaker’s career. For some it’s their livelihood, and for others it’s the only thing they are good at. But why is cinema so important to them in the first place?