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Sep 7, 2022

Writer-director John Patton Ford sat down with HFPA journalist Michele Manelis to discuss his directorial debut Emily the Criminal, about a woman who, when faced with mountng student debt and limited prospects, finds herself joining in a massive credit card fraud operation. They also discuss his history with the Sundance Film Festival, where he screened a short film at the beginnings of his career, what it was like to return, how he connects his time as a musician and love of music to the art of filmmaking, picking up writing to help his directing career, and more.