Katherine Dieckmann

Writer-director Katherine Dieckmann’s latest film, Strange Weather, starring Holly Hunter, is available on digital and through Netflix. Her previous features are A Good Baby (2000), Diggers (2006), and Motherhood (2009). Dieckmann was the original director on Nickelodeon’s groundbreaking series The Adventures of Pete & Pete, and directed music videos for R.E.M., Wilco, Aimee Mann, Throwing Muses and Vic Chesnutt, among other bands. She is an Associate Professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts Film Program, where she teaches screenwriting.

Talks

Blurring the Edges: Sharon Van Etten’s “Jupiter 4”

By Katherine Dieckmann | November 27, 2018

Blurring the Edges: Sharon Van Etten’s “Jupiter 4”

Katherine Dieckmann on directing Sharon Van Etten's new music video, the echoes that haunt it, her friendship with Van Etten, and more.

How Trump’s Victory Gave My Latest Film New Meaning

By Katherine Dieckmann | July 28, 2017

How Trump’s Victory Gave My Latest Film New Meaning

Katherine Dieckmann explains how Strange Weather's simple truths feel radical in the current disturbing political climate.

Katherine Dieckmann (Diggers) Talks John Cassavetes’ Love Streams

By Katherine Dieckmann | August 14, 2014

Katherine Dieckmann (Diggers) Talks John Cassavetes’ Love Streams

Though somewhat dismissed when it was first released 30 years ago, John Cassavetes' swan song – now on Criterion – is an undeniable classic.