Norman A. Geske Cinema Showcase
Q&A with Director Matt Sobel
Friday, May 20 – 7:30 p.m.
Matt Sobel – Director
Matt Sobel has been an active screenwriter and filmmaker for the past twelve years. He graduated from UCLA’s department of Art and currently lives in Los Angeles. His first feature TAKE ME TO THE RIVER premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015. It was developed at Binger Filmlab’s writing and directing labs in 2012 and IFP’s Narrative Filmmaker Lab in 2014. It was also selected to participate in US in Progress in Wroclaw Poland in 2014. Matt was named one of 2014’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film byFilmmaker Magazine.
His previous films include X TO Y, the Audience Choice Award winner for best short at Cinequest 2009 and the Grand Jury Prize winner at the National film Festival for Talented Youth. His fine art video “Venery” screened in the New York exhibition, “Hooded and Headless: An Erratic Survey of Anonymity in Recent Video and Life,” curated by Harry Dodge.