June 29, MoMA, 7pm: DIVING BELL & THE BUTTERFLY, Julian Schnabel Q&A

In partnership with The Museum of Modern Art, HIFF’s Silver Anniversary screening series heads to NYC for an exclusive screening of HIFF 2007’s THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY, with very special guest Julian Schnabel, who was nominated for an Oscar® for directing the film. (DIVING BELL was also nominated in the Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography and Editing categories.)

Marie-JosÈe Croze is Jean-Dominique Bauby's speech therapist, Henriette, in the 2007 film "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," directed by Julian Schnabel. PHOTO CREDIT: Etienne George/Miramax


Thursday, June 29
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Followed by a conversation with Julian Schnabel and MoMA Chief Curator of Film Rajendra Roy

HIFF and MoMA are proud to partner on this special presentation of renowned artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel’s THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY, presented as a part of HIFF’s Silver Anniversary screening series, 25 Years: 25 Films.

Originally screened at HIFF 2007, THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY is based on the memoirs of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except for his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torments of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he’d only visited in his mind.

The film, which won Golden Globe® Awards for both Directing and Best Foreign Language Film, features French stars Mathieu Amalric and Emmanuelle Seigner.

Tickets are FREE to members​ of both HIFF and MoMA
(Members received an email with instructions about creating an Elevent account. If you have questions, please email membership@hamptonsfilmfest.org.)

$15 General Public​

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