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Deborah Jane Young

Deborah Jane Young, American film critic, filmmaker. Member of Federation International Presse Cinematographique, Stampa Estera (member cinema committee since 1989).

Background

  • Young, Deborah Jane was born on February 20, 1952 in St. Louis. Daughter of James Burr Young and Regina Barbara Orzel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English and Psychology, Wellesley College, 1974. Master of Arts in Cinema studies, New York University, 1976.

    Career

    • Rome bureau chief Variety, 1990—1993, film critic, since 1993. Programmer New Italian Cinema Events, New York City and San Francisco, 1990—2000. Member selection committee Venice (Italy) Film Festival, 1999.

      Deputy director Taormina (Italy) Film Festival, since 2000. Rome editor Cineaste, New York City, since 2003. Member jury various film festivals.

    Works

    • Director, writer: (film) The Tour, 2002.

    Membership

    Member of Federation International Presse Cinematographique, Stampa Estera (member cinema committee since 1989).

    Connections

    • father: James Burr Young
    • mother: Regina Barbara Orzel
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    Born February 20, 1952
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Wellesley College
    • 1976
      New York University
    • 1990 - 1993
      Rome bureau chief Variety
    • 1993
      Rome bureau chief Variety