Elizabeth Yoffe, Tony Zierra
Leon Vitali, Ryan O’Neal, Matthew Modine, Stellan Skarsgård
2017 | English | USA
At the age of 27, actor Leon Vitali met Stanley Kubrick during the filming of BARRY LYNDON. Despite having his own respected acting career, Vitali’s fascination with Kubrick led him to throw it away and pursue a life in service of the director as his personal assistant, right-hand man, and, most tumultuously of all, friend. With a treasure trove of behind-the-scene footage and stories recalled by both Vitali and Kubrick’s past collaborators, FILMWORKER provides a fascinating firsthand account of the complex relationship that facilitated the creation, and made possible the preservation, of some of the director’s most legendary work.
Immediately following the screening, there will be an extended Q&A with Leon Vitali and director Tony Zierra, moderated by Alec Baldwin.