Cinema Cafe: TimesTalks with Lena Dunham and Norman Lear


Friday, January 22, 11:30 a.m.
Filmmaker Lodge
#CinemaCafe with Lena Dunham and Norman Lear
TimesTalks moderated by Logan Hill of The New York Times

Available via LIVE STREAM at
Visit Festival Base Camp Presented by Canada Goose to view the stream.

Open to all Festival credential holders and general public as space allows.

Strange things are afoot at Cinema Café. Each morning at 11:30 a.m. in the Filmmaker Lodge, Cinema Café invigorates the culture of conversation. Our daily series of informal chats rounds up special guests for thought-provoking discussions. We are proud to present several Cinema Café discussions in collaboration with TimesTalks, streaming engaging discussions with Festival filmmakers and The New York Times journalists.

Sometimes the most fascinating are the ones you didn’t expect. Cinema Café guests have included Louis CK, Barbara Kopple, Spike Lee, Roger Corman, Julie Delpy, Nick Hornby, Dave Grohl, Walter Murch, James Marsh, Gaspar Noé, Steve Coogan, Samantha Power, Parker Posey, Ice-T, and many more. So bring your questions and an open mind.

SECTION Cinema Café

COUNTRY Moderated by Logan Hill

Presented in Collaboration with TimesTalks

Friday, January 22, 11:30 a.m., Filmmaker Lodge, Park City

RUN TIME 60 min

Artist Bio

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham is the creator and star of the HBO series Girls, for which she has eight Emmy Award nominations and two Golden Globe Awards. In 2015, Dunham and Jenni Konner launched Lenny, a feminist newsletter featuring content on politics, art and culture, health and wellness, sex and relationships, and style. Dunham frequently contributes to The New Yorker, and her book Not That Kind of Girl was a number-one New York Times best seller.

Norman Lear

Norman Lear has enjoyed a prolific career in television and film, and as a political and social activist and philanthropist. He is a celebrated writer and producer of sitcoms including All in the Family, The Jeffersons, and One Day at a Time. As a political activist, he founded People For the American Way in 1981, and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes.