Manchester by the Sea

The crew talks the making of their award winning film

Watch Logan Hill, New York Times contributor, host a conversation with Kenneth Lonergan, the celebrated playwright and Oscar-nominated director and screenwriter of “Manchester by the Sea,” along with the films stars, Academy Award-winner Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams.

Sparked by an idea of the film’s producers Matt Damon and John Krasinski and set on the North Shore of Massachusetts, “Manchester by the Sea” is a moving story of a working-class family and a man grappling with loss and grief, seeking even the slightest hope and redemption. Listen as the creative team behind the film, including Academy Award winner Casey Affleck, Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams, and Academy Award nominated director and screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan, discussed the process behind bringing this film to life.  The film was the must-see movie at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and went on to garner multiple awards, including two Academy Awards.