Ari Folman (director of "Waltz with Bashir") in Conversation

Ari Folman in Conversation

Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, director of Golden Globe winner Waltz with Bashir (2008), discusses his cinematic imagination with David Levin, professor of Germanic Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, and Theater and Performance Studies at t...

Summary

Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, director of Golden Globe winner Waltz with Bashir (2008), discusses his cinematic imagination with David Levin, professor of Germanic Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, and Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Chicago.

Folman’s latest project is The Congress, which freely adapts Stanislaw Lem’s 1971 sci-fi novel The Futurological Congress and stars Robin Wright Penn and Jon Hamm. Folman’s other films include Comfortably Numb (1991) and Saint Clara (1996).