The Spirit of Independent Film: BRADY CORBET at Tower Theater on March 8

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Brady Corbet is one of the most exciting, independent talents of his generation. His first appearance to attract notable attention was in Gregg Araki’s child sex abuse drama Mysterious Skin (2004), filmed when Corbet was only 15 years old. Afterwards, he was invited by Austrian director Michael Haneke to star in Haneke’s American remake of his own Funny Games. At the age of 20, Corbet wrote and directed the short film “Protect You + Me”, a raw, unflinching, existential portrait of anger. The film screened at Sundance and at MIFF in 2009, and showed the intensity of Corbet’s on screen performance was no fluke. Brady Corbet will be presenting Robert Bresson’s Au Hasard Balthazar on March 8th at MDC’S Tower Theater to share one of the films that has influenced him most as an artist: Au Hasard Balthazar, which Corbet describes as “remarkable for its harshness, as well as its technical and spiritual luminosity”.  More… 

Jaie Laplante

Jaie Laplante is the Miami Film Festival's executive director and director of programming. Learn more about Jaie on Programmers.