David Schwartz

David is Chief Curator at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York. He curates the museum’s wide-ranging film programs and exhibitions and is the moderator for the museum’s Pinewood Dialogue series, featuring in-depth interviews with significant creative figures in film and video. David was Director of Programming for the 1998 Hamptons International Film Festival and writes on film for publications such as The Washington Post and Newsday. He has been a panellist for the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council for the Arts and the Jerome Foundation amongst others.

Prior to joining the Museum in 1985, David was a programmer at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York. He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in Cinema Studies at Purchase College, and the host of the Westchester Cinema Club.