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'Accident and Artistry in "The Third Man"'

Donna Kornhaber, English

Fri, September 17, 2010 | Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

3:00 PM

All film is collaborative, but 'The Third Man' is unusually so.  Bringing together a legendary set of international contributors, the film is marked by a mixture of artistic temperaments and styles.  The unique combination of circumstance, accident, and artistic vision make it compelling.  Often considered one of the greatest films, 'The Third Man' is also an exemplar of how the collaborative process in filmmaking engenders meaning. 

Donna Kornhaber is a Lecturer in the UT English Department.  She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University, her M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, and her B.F.A. from NYU Film School.  In addition to her academic work, she has worked professionally in film and has served as a contributor to the Arts & Leisure section of the New York Times.

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