Looking at Saul Bass

The New York Jewish Film Festival pays homage to the well-known graphic designer and Academy Award winning filmmaker Saul Bass (1920–1996), who designed title sequences and film posters for directors like Alfred Hitchcock, Otto Preminger, and Martin Scorsese during his prolific 40-year career.

Posters by Saul Bass
During the festival, a selection of movie posters by Saul Bass will be on display in the Furman Gallery, across the lobby from the Walter Reade Theater.

Titles by Saul Bass
A sequence of title designs by Saul Bass screens on a continuous loop in the Amphitheater of the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center throughout the festival.

Saul Bass: A Selection of Short Films
Saul and Elaine Bass | U.S. | 68m
Together with his wife Elaine, the movie title and poster designer Saul Bass also directed a number of short films, ranging from television ads to science fiction fantasies. This selection includes From Here to There (1964, 9m), Why Man Creates (1968, 29m), Notes on the Popular Arts (1978, 20m), and Quest (1984, 30m).

THU JAN 16: 6:00 PM

See also: Midnight Movie