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Thelma Schoonmaker In Conversation at QFT

45m Screen Talk 2024

On 21 November 2023, film legend Thelma Schoonmaker visited QFT to take part in a screen talk, hosted by friend and film scholar Ian Christie, following a screening of Raging Bull.

Editor of Raging Bull and widow of Michael Powell, Thelma Schoonmaker has collaborated with Martin Scorsese for over five decades, editing over 20 of his features. She has cited Raging Bull as her favourite film in their long collaboration. This talk explores the origins of their working relationship, and the lasting legacy of a cinema classic.

This event was presented by Nerve Centre & Foyle Film Festival in partnership with QFT.

Part of Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell and Pressburger. With support of the BFI Film Audience Network, awarding funds from the National Lottery in order to bring this project to more audiences across the UK.


Conor Toner