From acclaimed director Steve James comes Abacus,the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and a 2017 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature. A two-time Academy Award nominee, Mr. James will discuss the making of Abacus and the cultural and historical context that the film lives in and share his thoughts about his storied and exceptional career as a filmmaker.
Friday, August 24, 2018
Town Hall Theater
Director: Steve James (will attend the festival)
Writer: Steve James
Producers: Fennel Doremus, Julie Goldman, Mark Mitten, Nick Verbitsky
Genre: Documentary Feature
Length: 88 min