Meet Author Jenny M. Jones at Put Your Dude On!
Jenny M. Jones, author of The Big Lebowski: An Illustrated, Annotated History of the Greatest Cult Film of All Time, will answer questions and sign books after the screening of the Big Lebowski.
book tells the full story of the Dude, from how the Coen brothers
came up with the idea for a modern LA noir to never-been-told
anecdotes about the film’s production, its critical and commercial
reception, and, finally, how it came to be such an international cult
hit. She knows what she's talking about. Jenny has worked
in film exhibition at the Northwest Film Center in Portland,
Oregon, and the late, great Oak Street Cinema and the Walker Art
Center, both in Minneapolis, Minnesota. At the Walker, she
helped organize a complete 35mm retrospective of the work of Joel and
Ethan Coen and an onstage conversation with the brothers. Like Ethan,
her work history also includes a brief stint at the legendary Embers
Restaurant. She currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.