WOODSTOCK Kleinert James Art Center 10/6/2019, 10:00AM
Join some of this year's Woodstock Film Festival attending actors as they discuss their careers.
Moderator: MARTHA FRANKEL is the author of the memoir Hats & Eyeglasses: A Family Love Affair with Gambling, the executive director of the Woodstock Bookfest, and the host of the weekly show, Woodstock Booktalk.
Catherine Curtin has been seen on both the big screen and TV in numerous highly acclaimed roles. Current films include Imaginary Order and Inside The Rain, The Half Of It, Beauty Mark, Crazy Famous, and Breaking Brooklyn. Upcoming films include First One In and What Breaks the Ice. TV credits include Homeland, Stranger Things, Orange Is The New Black and Surveillance. She is the winner of SAG Award for Best Ensemble 2015 and 2016 for Orange is the New Black, and nominated for Best Ensemble, Stranger Things. Stage credits include Burning, Consent, The Lady From Dubuque, and Janis Joplin in Love, Janis (nominated for Best Actress). Other film/TV appearances include Wolf of Wall Street, Bourne Supremacy, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Revolutionary Road, Bull, Mindhunter, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Blue Bloods, Law & Order/CSI.
Mark Boone Jr.'s prolific acting career include s FX's Sons of Anarchy, Christopher Nolan's Memento and Batman Begins. Boone has performed in over 70 films, including The Thin Red Line, The General's Daugther and Die Hard 2, as well as Steve Buscemi's Tree Lounge and Lonesome Jim. Boone stars in Run with the Hunted, screening at the Woodstock Film Festival.
Michael Chernus is a film, stage, and television actor. He is currently in production as a series regular on the upcoming CBS series Tommy, opposite Edie Falco. Michael can most recently be see in the Netflix film The Kindergarten Teacher, opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal. He previously starred in the Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures smash Spiderman: Homecoming. His notable film credits include Captain Phillips, Noah Baumbach's The Meyerowitz Stories and Mistress America, Tony Gilroy's The Bourne Legacy, and Barry Sonnenfeld's Men In Black 3, among others. On television, Michael starred in Amazon's critically acclaimed series Patriot and is most well known as Piper's brother, Cal Chapman, on Netflix's hit series Orange Is The New Black.
Tim Guinee(Ash), (Personal Velocity) has appeared in over 200 movies, mini-series and episodes of television. And an equal number of plays.
Talia Balsam has wrapped her series regular role, opposite Sarah Jessica Parker, on HBO's Divorce. Prior to that, for seven years, Talia played 'Mona Sterling,' Roger Sterling's' wife, on Mad Men for AMC. She can also be seen in Michael Angelo Covino's The Climb which premiered at Cannes Film Festival and won the Heart Prize and Jury Coup de Coeur. Other film credits of Talia's include Ira Sachs' Little Men, Don't Worry Baby, Return, No Strings Attached... This past spring, Talia filmed What is Life Worth with Michael Keaton and David Chase's The Many Saints of Newark.
Woodstock Film Festival
is a not-for-profit 501c3 organization with a mission to present an annual program and year-round schedule of film, music, and art-related activities that promote artists, culture, inspired learning, and diversity. The
Hudson Valley Film Commission
promotes sustainable economic development by attracting and supporting film, video and media production.