John Magary

John Magary grew up in Dallas. He attended Williams College and Columbia University. The Mend, a feature film he wrote and directed, premiered this year at SXSW. His films as director and/or editor have screened at Sundance, BAMCinemaFest, San Francisco, Maryland, Edinburgh, and New Directors/New Films. He lives in New York City.

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Talks

John Magary (The Mend) Talks Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin

By John Magary | October 23, 2015

John Magary (The Mend) Talks Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin

Hou's latest film prompts a young director to recall his first exhilirating exposure to the work of the Taiwanese auteur.

John Magary (The Mend) Talks Joel Edgerton’s The Gift

By John Magary | August 14, 2015

John Magary (The Mend) Talks Joel Edgerton’s The Gift

Among the virtues of this impressive debut feature is a resonant study of what it means to be an asshole.

BAMcinemaFest Takeover: John Magary (The Mend) Talks Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley

By John Magary | June 24, 2014

BAMcinemaFest Takeover: John Magary (The Mend) Talks Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley

Were it not for its boyish, entrepreneurial spirit, Silicon Valley might be too depressing to bear.