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Deborah Jane Young

film critic , filmmaker

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.

Membership

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

Connections

father:
James Burr Young

mother:
Regina Barbara Orzel