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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

John Korty

John Korty is an American film director and animator, best known for the television film The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and the documentary Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?, as well as the theatrical animated feature Twice Upon a Time. He has won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and several other major awards. He is described by the film critic Leonard Maltin as « a principled filmmaker who has worked both outside and within the mainstream, attempting to find projects that support his humanistic beliefs »