Joanna + Q&A with Mike Sarne

Featuring swinging London in all its colour and glory, Joanna is Michael Sarne’s portrait of an art student who soon infiltrates the rich and glamorous set. Notably it was the first US-financed studio movie to be invited to participate in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

At this Flipside event, director Mike Sarne explains his enthusiasm for documenting an era when anything and everything was possible. The director’s genuine excitement for his work is palpable, as he reminisces about the real Joanna and the unorthodox way in which he acquired funding on the corner of Soho Square…



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