SIGN UP

Creating an account with Tribecafilm.com gives you access to more features and services, like our weekly newsletter and other special features just for the film community.

SIGN UP
Large_la-img-la-ca-0115-gravity-0-2-1-ms6a3us4-c-jpg-20140227
Alfonso Cuarón and Emmanuel Lubezki on the set of GRAVITY. Photo by Murray Close / Warner Bros.
FILM ARTICLE

See Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki in Conversation with Alfonso Cuarón for Tribeca Talks Event

Two of Mexican cinema's greatest talents will sit down for an in-depth conversation at Tribeca 2016.

Throughout all of the recent talk about #OscarsSoWhite and the film industry's lack of diversity, there's been one major talking point that’s gone strangely under-discussed: Mexican cinema is seriously killing it right now. Just look at Alejandro González Iñárritu's track record over the last two years—he's won the Academy Award for Best Director twice in a row, for 2014's Birdman and 2015’s The Revenant. The year before Inarritu’s Birdman victory, though, his fellow Mexican auteur—and longtime friendAlfonso Cuarón broke down Oscar's barriers by becoming the first-ever Latin director to win that award, for the audacious sci-fi hit Gravity.

And what do Iñárritu and Cuarón have in common, besides their Mexican heritage? They've both worked with legendary Mexico City-born cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, one of the greatest visual minds in all of cinema. While his directorial collaborators have dominated the last three Academy Awards seasons, Lubezki has singlehandedly owned his respective category, winning Best Cinematography three years in a row for Gravity, Birdman, and The Revenant.

So it's only right that Lubezki joins his Gravity colleague at Tribeca 2016. The Tribeca Film Festival has announced that Emmanuel Lubezki will join Alfonso Cuarón for the latter's previously announced Tribeca Talks: Directors Series event on April 20th. What better way to celebrate Mexican cinema's current renaissance than through a conversation between two of its most prestigious leaders?

See below for the event's official description, and buy tickets here.

SEE MORE : A GUIDE TO EVERYTHING LATINO AT TRIBECA 2016

Directors Series, sponsored by Amazon Studios with media support from Entertainment Weekly
Alfonso Cuarón and Emmanuel Lubezki

A conversation between two of the Mexican cinema greats. From the indie hit Y Tu Mamá También to blockbuster Gravity, film director Alfonso Cuarón has won two Academy Awards and received multiple international accolades and nominations for his work. Here he teams up with cinematographer and collaborator Emmanuel Lubezki, a three-time Academy Award winner for Best Cinematography for Birdman, The Revenant, and Gravity.

Date: April 20
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: SVA 1

Last December, Emmanuel Lubezki spoke with TribecaFilm.com about his approach to shooting The Revenant. Click here to read that interview.


CONNECT WITH US

CALL SHEET

What you need to know today

@Tribeca

Elia Kazan's invigorating classic ON THE WATERFRONT was released in theaters today in 1954, solidifying the boundless passion and physical mastery of its pioneering star, Marlon Brando, seen here applying his own makeup and interacting with his marvelous co-star Eva Marie Saint and Kazan himself on the film's set.

RELATED STORIES

© 2017 Tribeca Enterprises LLC | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions