Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

Documentary, Documentary, and Documentary • 70 min • Gabe Klinger
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This unique documentary focuses on the friendship between director Richard Linklater ("Before Midnight") and experimental filmmaker James Benning, combining filmed conversations and archival material to explore connections between the work and lives of these two American visionaries.

Director: Gabe Klinger
Writer: Gabe Klinger and Eugenio Renzi
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James Benning
as Himself
Richard Linklater
as Himself

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Release Year: 2014

Runtime: 70 Minutes

Country: United States (US)


Viennale International Film Festival 2013

Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival 2013

Reykjavik International Film Festival 2013

Venice International Film Festival 2013

American Conservation Film Festival 2013

South by Southwest Film Festival 2014

Miami International Film Festival 2014

Rotterdam International Film Festival 2014

São Paulo International Film Festival 2013

Seville European Film Festival 2013

Tous Écrans - Geneva International Film Festival 2013


Venice International Film Festival - Venezia Classici Award for Best Documentary on Cinema 2014


Producer(s): Rodrigo Areias, Eugenio Renzi, Berndt Mader, and Andre S Labarthe

DP: Eduard Grau

Editor(s): Cyrielle Th, Danielle Anezin, and Gabe Klinger


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