NYFF and the Producers Guild of America helped put on a public conversation with one of the most involved and storied film veterans in David Picker. Celebrating his new book "Musts, Maybes and Nevers: A Book About the Movies", Picker discussed details from his lengthy career to give the audience an intimate look at the inner workings of the film industry.
On the film business in general:
"Quoting my grandfather, as I do in my book, he said, 'Everybody has two businesses: their own and the movies.' Whatever you may do with the rest of your time. You all go to the movies, the whole world goes to the movies, and the idea that you could actually be in a business that affects everybody is a very special thing..."