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Jurors Answer Life's Questions: Part 4

Welcome to the latest installment of Tribeca Film Festival jury interviews, with actress Brooke Shields and film biographer Perry Miller Adato.

The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival is delighted to announce its juror slate. 36 jurors who are at the top of their field in acting, directing, writing, journalism, and art will decide the winning films in the World Narrative Feature Competition, the World Documentary Feature Competition, the Best New York Narrative Competition, the Best New York Documentary Competition, the Narrative Shorts, the Documentary and Student Shorts, and the Tribeca All Access Competition.

In an effort to get to know these artists a little better, we asked them to submit their answers to some questions about life, art, films, and inspiration. Meet Brooke Shields and director Perry Miller Adato.

Click here to explore the full range of fantastic people jurying the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.



Brooke Shields (Juror – Narrative Shorts)

 

Who are your favorite heroes/heroines in movies?
In real life? My kids.

 

What would your biopic be called?

Of Course I Remember You

 

Are there any movies that you find yourself quoting all the time?

The Big Lebowski

 

What's your earliest memory of seeing (and loving?) a movie in the theater?

Summer of '42
, sitting in the balcony under construction in South Hampton

 

What gets you up and going in the morning?

My kids

 

What's your favorite thing about New York?

Living here in NY

 

What's your life philosophy or motto?

Keep moving forward and be honest to yourself and everyone

 

What's your chief characteristic?

Persistance

 



 

Perry Miller Adato (Juror – Documentary & Student Shorts)

 

Who are your favorite heroes/heroines in
real life?
Ed Murrow, Bill Moyers

What would your biopic be called?
More than You Want to Know About Perry Miller Adato

Are there any movies that you find yourself quoting all the time?
Gertrude Stein: When This You See, Remember Me

What's your earliest memory of seeing (and loving?) a movie in the theater?
Not the earliest, but the most influential — Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series

With what movie character do you identify most?
Most of the characters played by Meryl Streep

What gets you up and going in the morning?
The alarm clock

What's your favorite thing about New York?
New York itself

What's your chief characteristic?
I'm a "cock-eyed optimist"

What piece of art do you recommend to your friends?
Most recently, the film The Last Station

 



Meet all the 2010 jurors here.

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