[caption id="attachment_297263" align="aligncenter" width="1082"] In the Mood for 'Love Jones' – The Academy Celebrates the Film's 20th Anniversary[/caption]
Two nights ago, June 13th, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted the event "In the Mood for 'Love Jones' – The Academy Celebrates the Film's 20th Anniversary," which included a special screening of director Theodore Witcher's first and still only feature film, "Love Jones," in front of a packed house at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The evening also reunited the film's cast including Nia Long, Larenz Tate and Isaiah Washington and more, in a panel discussion with members of the crew, starting with writer/director Witcher and others.
The conversation was moderated by Barry Jenkins ("Moonlight") and was thankfully videotaped and has now been released online via the Academy's YouTube page.
Watch the entire panel discussion below, split up into 5 individual videos, for a conversation during which Witcher's start in Hollywood is talked about, as well as casting the film, the technicals including the film's look and sound, the cinematography, editing and soundtrack, and more.