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Matthew Akers

“[On The Artist is Present] Making a film about someone who is going to sit in a chair for three months is, for a filmmaker, kind of terrifying. You think, “How am I going to make this cinematically interesting?” So that’s how it began. It was just mutual trust on both of our parts.”

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    MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ: THE ARTIST IS PRESENT

    Matthew Akers, Jeff Dupre United States, 2012

    Taking us through New York City’s Museum of Modern Art and behind the scenes of Marina Abramovic’s 736-hour performance piece, this insightful documentary profile is a great glimpse at the artist’s steadfast commitment to her work. Featuring some familiar faces—from James Franco to Josephine Decker!

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