Los Angeles, CA, United States
ABOUT EMANUEL LEVY
Emanuel Levy is a professor of film and sociology, who has taught at Columbia University, Wellesley College, ASU, UCLA, and New York University. He is the author of nine books, including Vincente Minnelli: Hollywood’s Dark Dreamer All About Oscar: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards Cinema of Outsiders: The Rise of American Independent Film George Cukor: Master of Elegance John Wayne: Prophet of the American Way of Life and Citizen Sarris: American Film Critic.
A two-time president of the L.A. Film Critics Association, Levy is the only critic in the U.S. who votes for seven groups, ranging from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to the National Society of Film Critics. He had served as senior critic for Variety and chief film critic for Screen International before founding in 2003 the acclaimed website: wwww.emanuellevy.com: Cinema 24/7. He has served on the grand juries of fifty-four international film festivals, including Cannes, Venice, Montreal, Locarno, Taormina, San Francisco, Hawaii and Sundance.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
BFCA, LAFCA, NSFC