Home Movies – Joe and Maxi

Sat Jun 09:

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member

Maxi Cohen
US
1978
1h 20m

On Film

** 16mm print! **

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Maxi Cohen’s Joe and Maxi represents the director’s attempt to get to know her emotionally elusive father following her mother’s death. Filming in a vérité style, Cohen pursues Joe in conversations that inevitably transform into arguments, before the film itself takes on a different tone once Joe is diagnosed with cancer. One of the first feature-length, autobiographical “family films” produced in the nonfiction field, Joe and Maxi remains bracing viewing. Courtesy of the Reserve Film and Video Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.


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