Tribute to Manny Farber

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Manny Farber was a notable painter, critic, and teacher. The Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting a tribute to him called Film Society Remembers Manny Farber from Nov. 14-26. Leonard talks to two of Farber’s friends and colleagues: Kent Jones of the Film Society of Lincoln Center; and writer and critic Phillip Lopate.


Kent Jones and Phillip Lopate

Comments [2]

D Oguet from NYC

I heard a slighly different version of that Kissinger story. Walter supposedly said "that's because Henry only listens to himself."

Nov. 13 2008 09:51 PM
Jane Sarnoff from Manhattan

Listening to Leonard and his brother at the same time, I am reminded of Henry Kissinger's brother, Walter. There was just a year's difference between them in age, but when asked why Henry spoke with such a strong German accent, when he didn't, Walter answered "I had more friends."

Nov. 13 2008 01:22 PM

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