The Iris Interview: Patrick Riester from Computer Chess (USA, 2013)

Back during the AU review’s Sydney Film Festival interview series for 2013, we sat down with Patrick Riester, one of the actors from the low budget film Computer Chess, directed by Andrew Bujalski. We talk about the unique filmmaking style, the story, being a part of the film and his usual role: editing. The film is screening as part of the Summer series at ACMI in Melbourne.

This interviews was original published for the Sydney Film Festival on the AU review. Computer Chess is showing exclusively at ACMI in Melbourne for a limited season, opening Friday 27th December. For more details, visit:


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Larry Heath

Founding Editor and Publisher of the AU review. Currently based in Toronto, Canada. You can follow him on Twitter @larry_heath or on Instagram @larryheath.