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AFF: Paul Thomas Anderson to moderate conversation with Jonathan Demme

Matthew Odam
modam@statesman.com

Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson will appear at the Austin Film Festival to moderate the conversation with his friend and Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award recipient Jonathan Demme. The conversation will take place Saturday at 3:45 p.m. at the Stephen F. Austin Ballroom.

“The Master” director will also appear with Demme on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at the State Theatre for a presentation of Robert Downey Sr.’s “Greaser’s Palace.” The two men will participate in a Q&A about the film following the screening. This will be Anderson’s first visit to the AFF.