December 16, 2022
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GEP pal Kelly Reichardt releases trailer for SHOWING UP

Michelle Williams and Kelly Reichardt come together once
more in the charming trailer for Showing Up.

Watch the trailer to SHOWING UP, and then revisit a Glass Eye favorite WENDY AND LUCY,
an early work from Reichardt and Williams.

Watch trailer HERE

July 19, 2022
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Kelly Reichardt awarded Locarno Film Festival’s Leopard of Honor

Long-time GEP collaborator Kelly Reichardt to receive the Leopard Of Honor at the Locarno Film Festival, an award that has gone to the likes of Ken Loach, Agnès Varda, Werner Herzog and Jean-Luc Godard.

Jason Blum, Laurie Anderson and Costa-Gavras have also been selected for Locarno awards this year. 

Read in full HERE

July 24, 2020
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GQ: Kelly Reichardt on Making Quiet Art and the Failure of American Individualism

GQ has a talk with GEP pal and collaborator Kelly Reichardt about isolation,
male friendship, and her “chaotic” Miami childhood.

This weekend, watch her newest film FIRST COW. Be sure to revisit OLD JOY,
and RIVER OF GRASS. Streaming on the Criterion Channel. 

Read Full Interview HERE

July 10, 2020
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Kelly Reichardt’s FIRST COW now available on Digital!

FIRST COW, the latest film from Glass Eye collaborator Kelly Reichardt
(RIVER OF GRASS, WENDY & LUCY) is now available on digital today!

Vulture has the scoop

July 9, 2020
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Kelly Reichardt talks FIRST COW, movie making and getting a bovine onto a raft

Reichardt will be taking part in a virtual Q&A on July 9 at 7 p.m.
at the Northwest Film Center and the Seattle International Film Forum.
FIRST COW will be available to watch by video on demand on
July 10 after a lengthy release delay.

The News Tribune: Has there been a film of yours that you didn’t edit for?

Reichardt: Larry Fessenden cut “River of Grass.” In the years where I really couldn’t get a film made, I was just practicing cutting. Larry Fessenden really did teach me how to edit for the most part. Also “Ode” I worked with an editor on. By that point I was sort of starting to find it very frustrating to talk through someone to get to what I wanted. I thought it wasn’t that fun of an experience for either of us. So I decided I should just figure out how to just do it on my own. At that point I was really finding a lot of what was happening in the film in the editing. Like “Night Moves” or even in a lot of cases “First Cow” where one thing dictates what comes next. It’s a different kind of cutting than a film like “Meek’s Cutoff.” We’re certainly following a script and a plan but ultimately there are a lot of small ways that things could go together differently. It’s just nice, after having a collaborative experience with a crew, to get back in a room and have a direct relationship with whatever you just made.


March 16, 2020
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GEP Quaranstream: RIVER OF GRASS on The Criterion Channel

Written & Directed by Kelly Reichardt

A drowsy, sun-drunk road movie in which a would-be Bonnie and Clyde
never really commit a crime, fall in love, or even hit the road.

“Highly original and filmed with perfect assurance…
one of the finest independent films of recent years.”

“A lively, entertaining movie about how life isn’t like the movies.”

“One of year’s smartest indies. Not for squares.”

Now Streaming

November 1, 2018
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‘First Cow’: Kelly Reichardt’s Follow-Up to ‘Certain Women’

From IndieWire:

If your first thought upon hearing the words “First Cow” is “that must be the name of the new Kelly Reichardt movie,” congratulations on your savvy. A casting call for the “Certain Women,” “Meek’s Cutoff,” and “Wendy & Lucy” director’s next project notes that the film is set to shoot from November 2–December 11 under production company FilmScience (“I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore,” “Green Room”), meaning we could see it as early as next year. “When Cookie Figowitz, the cook for a party of volatile fur trappers trekking through the Oregon Territory in the 1820s, joins up with the refugee Henry Brown, the two begin a wild ride that takes them from the virgin territory of the West all the way to China and back again.”

Read Full Article HERE

September 19, 2018
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RIVER OF GRASS among Florida Flicks in Flamingo: Steve Dollar reports



From Flamingo: “There seems to be some sort of underbelly,” says Larry Fessenden, a New York-based genre film producer who also co-starred in one of the classic Florida outlaw movies, River of Grass. The 1994 debut film of writer-director Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy,Certain Women), rereleased in 2016 and widely available to stream, emulates vintage film noir in the desperate tale of two lovers on the lam, fleeing the fuzz after a random act of violence. Except no one is dead, the lovers aren’t in love and the police aren’t looking that hard to find them.

“It’s kids on the run without them getting anywhere.” The anti-drama, as Fessenden calls it, evokes Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s 1947 book about the Everglades as it soaks in the  ambience of fringy Dade County, where Reichardt, daughter of a crime scene investigator and a narcotics agent, grew up. It’s the best sort of Florida movie, one that uses a familiar plot formula, but discards predictability like a lukewarm Icee to capture something essential in the humid, mosquito-ridden, sun-bleached, nothing-much of it all.

Read Full Article HERE

June 15, 2018
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Weekends with GEP: Kelly Reichardt

This weekend, head on over to Filmstruck and stream a collection of Kelly Reichardt’s indie gems,
including a GEP favorite WENDY AND LUCY and RIVER OF GRASS featuring Fessenden. 

Sign up for Filmstruck today.


September 11, 2017
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RIVER OF GRASS unspools at MoMA 9.12.17 — Q & A with Reichardt and Fessenden to follow

Kelly Reichardt: Powerfully Observant

The Museum of Modern Art

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

7:00 p.m.
River of Grass
Presented in 35mm
Post-screening discussion with Reichardt & Fessenden

Tix on sale