thu 02/04/2020

mark kidel

Bio
Mark is a documentary filmmaker and writer specialising in the arts and music. Recent films include "Becoming Cary Grant" (Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival 2017), "The Juilliard Experiment" (2016) "Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance ", "Road Movie: A Portrait of John Adams", "Painting the Moment", a film about the French painter Fabienne Verdier and "Martin Amis's England". He is current developing a feature-length documentary on Leonard Cohen, and a documentary portrait of soul singer PP Arnold.

Articles By Mark Kidel

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