Knowledge Identifier: +Gerald_Peary
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1944.
Countries: Massachusetts (40%), United States (20%), Serbia (20%)
Linked to: Boston University, Boston University College of Communication, Concordia University, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Star (classification) - According to film scholar Gerald Peary, few newspapers adopted this practice until the French film magazine "Cahiers du cinéma" "started polling critics in the 1950s and boiling their judgment down to a star rating, with a bullet reserved for movies that the magazine didn't like
Peary moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1978 to become first-string critic for the legendary alternative weekly, The Real Paper, which folded in 1981
" Peary was a 1986 Fulbright Fellow in Belgrade , studying Yugoslavian film comedy
Since 1997, he has been the programmer/curator of the BU Cinematheque at Boston University's College of Communication, bringing independent filmmakers to show their works
Conversations with Filmmakers Series - The series was launched in 1998 with Gerald Peary's "Quentin Tarantino: Interviews"