Paul Cronin - Part-time Lecturer
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    Paul Cronin

    Part-time Lecturer


    Paul Cronin's films include “Look out Haskell, It’s real!”, “The Making of Medium Cool” (2001), “Film as a Subversive Art: Amos Vogel and Cinema 16” (2003), and “In the Beginning was the Image: Conversations with Peter Whitehead “ (2006). Currently he is working on “A Time to Stir”, an historical documentary about the student protests at Columbia University in 1968. He is the editor of several volumes, including interview books with directors Werner Herzog, Roman Polanski and Arthur Penn. He also edited Alexander Mackendrick’s “On Film-making: An Introduction to the Craft of the Director”, and has lectured on Mackendrick on campuses worldwide. Currently he is writing a book about Haskell Wexler’s 1969 feature, “Medium Cool”, collaborating with triple-Oscar winning production sound mixer Chris Newman on a book, and working with Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami on an interview book. He teaches film history at the School of Visual Art in New York.