Lagoon Park - Marin Center Thu, Oct 15, 2020 7:30 PM
Film Info
Section:US Cinema
Mind the Gap
Running Time:108 min.
Director:Chloé Zhao
Screenwriter:Chloé Zhao
Cinematographer:Joshua James Richards
Cast:Frances McDormand
David Strathairn
Print Source:Fox Searchlight Pictures


Screening note: This is a drive-in only screening. Be sure to arrive early as all films will begin on time!


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Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Academy Award® winner 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 (The Rider) and winner of the Golden Lion at this year’s Venice Film Festival, 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.


A Telluride Film Festival selection


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Additional Information

Chloé Zhao or Zhao Ting is a Chinese film director, screenwriter, and producer. In 2010, Zhao's short film Daughters won Best Student Live Action Short at the 2010 Palm Springs International ShortFest. Her debut feature film, Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015), premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and her second feature, The Rider (2017), was critically acclaimed, receiving several accolades including nominations for Film Independent Spirit Awards, at which Zhao became the inaugural winner of the Bonnie Award, which recognizes a mid-career female director. In 2018, Amazon Studios greenlit Zhao's upcoming untitled Bass Reeves biopic, and Marvel Studios hired her to direct a film based on the Eternals.