Don’t Let it Break Your Heart: Film Programmer Kier-La Janisse In Conversation

Sunday 17 May

Matchbox Cineclub

Fearless film programmer  Kier-La Janisse joined Matchbox Cine via Zoom to discuss her inspirational career in cinema. In a two-hour conversation, Kier-La very generously held forth on everything from her zine editing to basement horror screenings; to founding the CineMuerte film festival; to programming the Alamo Drafthouse; to running her own micro cinema; to publishing her landmark memoir House of Psychotic Women; to launching her own publishing house, Spectacular Optical.

Programmed as part of a series of interviews and seminars conducted by Matchbox Cine during lockdown 2020.  For those who prefer text, read the transcript here.