Nair, Cutler, Saraf to speak at indie film week


Filmmakers Mira Nair, RJ Cutler and Peter Saraf will appear as speakers at the IFP's 31st annual Independent Film Week, which runs through Thursday in New York.

Thirty-one panels and workshops will complement the three keynote discussions.

Saraf, who co-founded the Big Beach production company, is set to sit down on Sunday for a conversation with Filmmaker Magazine editor Scott Macaulay.

Nair, whose next film is the upcoming "Amelia," will speak with Filmmaker's managing editor Jason Guerrasio on Tuesday.

Cutler, whose latest documentary "The September Issue" is in theaters, will be part of a conversation with Thom Powers, programmer, the Toronto International Film Festival, and artistic director, Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Series, on Wednesday.