WBEZ | Best Director http://www.wbez.org/tags/best-director Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Directors share their favorite film moments for new book http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-28/directors-share-their-favorite-film-moments-new-book-83082 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//Best Director Getty Jason Merrit.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>Sunday&rsquo;s Best Director nominees at the <a target="_blank" href="http://oscar.go.com/">Academy Awards</a> would surely be able to name a pivotal cinematic moment in their lives; a film that catapulted a life-long dedication to the art of filmmaking. A new book looks to discover and dissect some of those moments. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/Film-That-Changed-Life-Epiphanies/dp/1556528256"><em>The Film That Changed My Life: 30 Directors on Their Epiphanies in the Dark</em></a> is the work of local journalist <a target="_blank" href="http://robelder.com/">Robert K. Elder</a>. And, naturally, Elder didn&rsquo;t forget to include his own film favorite. With so many directors to choose from, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em>'s Alison Cuddy asked Robert: How do you narrow it down to just 30 films?</p><p><em>Music Button: Paul Williams, &quot;Goodbye, Eddie, Goodbye&quot;, Phantom of the Paradise Soundtrack (Universal)</em></p></p> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 14:28:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-28/directors-share-their-favorite-film-moments-new-book-83082