April 11, 2021

6:00 pm



Virtual Q&A with director Chloé Zhao and producers Peter Spears, Mollye Asher & Dan Janvey

Sun. April 11, 2021 | 6:00 PM PT

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When her hometown goes bust, a Nevada woman sets off across the country in her van in this drama nominated for 6 Oscars including Best Picture & Best Director.

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About the Film

2020, Searchlight Pictures, 107 min, USA/Germany, Dir: Chloé Zhao

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND features real nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern’s mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West. Nominated for 6 Academy Awards.

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About the Q&A

Online conversation with NOMADLAND director Chloé Zhao and producers Peter Spears, Mollye Asher & Dan Janvey at 6:00 PM PT on Sunday, April 11th. RSVP here to receive a link to the Zoom discussion. Your Zoom link will be sent earlier on the day of the event.

Moderated by Kumail Nanjiani.

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The Nominees: Award Season Conversations at the American Cinematheque

Join us as we gear up for the 93rd Academy Awards presentation on Sunday, April 25th! It’s your opportunity to discover (or rediscover) some of the most outstanding films of the year through virtual Q&As with the nominees. Hear from the creative talent behind such films as THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7, BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM, MANK, ANOTHER ROUND, JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH, SOUL, THE MOLE AGENT, BETTER DAYS, NOMADLAND and others in live and pre-taped conversations.

Zoom Details

To view the online discussion, you will need to have the Zoom video application installed on your computer beforehand. It can be downloaded at https://zoom.us/ You will receive a Zoom link the day of the online discussion. If you have any issue connecting to our Q&A, please email [email protected] and we will do our best to assist you.

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