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RONEE BLAKLEY

Ronee Blakley is from the great Northwest and has been working for decades in music and theater. She wrote film scores, recorded her own songs and finally began acting in film and television, going on to produce and direct her own features. She was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, Grammy, a BAFTA and won a National Board of Review award for Best Supporting Actress in NASHVILLE (1975). She has appeared on the cover of Newsweek, Interview, Cahier du Cinema and The Advocate. Ms. Blakley’s recent films include the upcoming Martin Scorsese documentary about the Rolling Thunder Revue and 2017’s French film about the 1970s in the U.S.A., We Blew It. Over the years, Ms. Blakley has recorded 15 albums of her own songs, Broadway and film soundtracks and spoken word. Her newest album Atom Bomb Baby is due for release immediately. She has a daughter Sarah, who has made all the difference, took some years off to raise her and deal with health issues and enjoys appearing at conventions for fans of A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and screenings of NASHVILLE. Blakley’s own film, I played It for You (1985), debuted at the Venice Biennale. Her work includes projects with Robert Altman, Bob Dylan, Wim Wenders, Walter Hill, Wes Craven, Hoyt Axton, Sam Shepard, Tennessee Williams and many others, including all together at least 50 films, television shows and plays, as well as musical tours around the country. A Stanford grad with a master’s degree in art and cinema, she writes almost every day and is working on a memoir of her life and times.

Saturday, April 13
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NASHVILLE (1975)
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