Curating

Since seeing Vertigo and Shane when he was 11, Cullen Gallagher has been in love with the movies. While studying film history in college and pursuing work as a film critic, he also began working as a curator with film festivals and local venues. Here is a sampling of his curatorial projects over the years.

Spectacle Theater. Brooklyn, NY.

  • Sam Fuller and The Big Red One (1979, Thys Ockersen), August 12, 2013.

  • Symptoms (1974, José Ramón Larraz), October 8 and 25, 2013

92Y Tribeca. New York, NY. Series co-curated with co-editors of Not Coming to a Theater Near You.

  • He Walked By Night (1948, Anthony Mann), January 24, 2013.

  • Park Row (1952, Samuel Fuller), November 24, 2012.

  • Habit (1995, Larry Fessenden), October 30, 2012.

  • Charles Bronson Birthday Bash: The Mechanic (1972, Michael Winner), November 4, 2011, and Mr. Majestyk (1974, Richard Fleischer), November 5, 2011.

  • Girlfriends (1978, Claudia Weill), March 19, 2011.

  • Five Graves to Cairo (1943, Billy Wilder), February 26, 2011

  • Hickey & Boggs (1972, Robert Culp), January 26, 2011

Greenpoint Film Festival. Brooklyn, NY.

  • “Nature/Noir” program: The Luminous Passage (2010, Ryano Marino) and The Animal (1976, Walter Ungerer). October 28, 2011.

Hamptons International Film Festival. East Hampton, NY.

  • Programming Associate (2011).

  • Shorts Programmer and Program Manager (2010).

UnionDocs. Brooklyn, NY.

  • Docs on Auteurs pt. 4: Don Siegel, Last of the Independents (Thys Ockersen), March 27, 2010. PDF

  • Robbins Barstow Tribute. January 23, 2010. PDF

  • Docs on Autuers pt. 3: I’m Almost Not Crazy: John Cassavetes, The Man and His Work (1984, Michael Ventura) & Johnny Staccato: Solomon (1959, John Cassavetes), December 5, 2009. PDF

  • Docs on Auteurs pt. 2: Ingmar Bergman (1972, Stig Bjorkman) + Karin’s Face (Ingmar Bergman, 1984) September 13, 2009. PDF

  • Docs on Autuers pt. 1: I’m a Stranger Here Myself (1975, Nicholas Ray), September 6, 2009. PDF

SoundUnseen. Minneapolis, MN.

  • “International Shorts on Music Program” (co-curated with Steve Holmgren), October 2009. Included: Love You More (2008, Sam Taylor Wood), They Can Shoot Me But They Can’t Kill Me And Neither Can You (2008, Jeffrey Peixoto), One Man Brand (2009, Josh Aiello), Fingers (2008, Danny Mooney), Night People (2008, Paul Lovelace and Jessica Wolfson), The Archive (2009, Sean Dunne), Led Zeppelin Played Here (2008, Jeff Krulik), Long for the City (2008, Jem Cohen).

Newport International Film Festival. Newport, RI.

  • Assistant Programmer (January 2006–May 2007).