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Based on a true story, Niels Arden Oplev’s film is the beautifully crafted and inspirational story of a young boy who, inspired by the famous speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr., must find the strength to stand up not only for his rights, but also...
Werner Herzog Tribute. (In German with English subtitles)
Combining the powers of observance and understatement, director Matt Bissonnette renders a thoughtful and evocative portrayal of three friends who struggle to find meaning in their lives. Will (Lukas Haas) and Daniel (Adam Scott) were the best of...
This fascinating and lively film, originally conceived as a loving tribute by a son to his father, brings back to the spotlight a director recently neglected by film history. William "Wild Bill" A. Wellman may not be as familiar to audiences as his...
A trailblazer in journalism and a global tastemaker for film lovers and artists, Anne Thompson’s sterling career includes top articles for leading press institutions such as The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, Wired,...
Winning the Battle is the story of three women from Puerto Rico who are brought up in different environments; but who will find strength through their friendships with each other to overcome immense obstacles. Noemi has always been poor but together...
A sudden accident causes a painter to go blind, forcing her to re-examine her life’s purpose. A moving tale of self-discovery and the unbearable nature of solitude, Without You examines the intricate and multi-faceted nature of healing. Lucia is a...
A choice of two films representing World Cinema: Sobrenatural by Daniel Gruener and Gone, Gone, Forever Gone (Vietnam's submission to this year Academy Awards) by Ho Quang Minh. A catered reception with flamenco entertainment will follow at the Hi-...
What if? A simple two word question with endless possibilities that story tellers have been posing for thousands of years. What we experience on the screen began as words flowing across a page, emerging from a writers imagination. Whether an...
Friday, March 9th - 10am to 5pm at the San Jose Repertory TheatreYou've found a voice that's all your own and honed your script into something sleek and sharp and vibrant. But now what? To live beyond the drawer, it's got to breathe, take wing, and...
Ever since his first novel, A Drink Before the War, introduced the world to blue-collar detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, Dennis Lehane’s gritty thrillers have carved an electrifying path in contemporary crime writing.
A sultry femme fatale with murder on her mind. Heroic rebels struggling against an overwhelming Empire. An archaeology professor moonlighting as a great adventurer. And often, ordinary people who turn out to be quite extraordinary.
Part 1: How to Pitch & Pitch Challenge Yoshihiro Uchida Hall at San Jose State University Be there for an electric, interactive practice session on how to grab attention and boost buzz for your script. It’ll be a fun-filled, action-packed...
You've written your script. What's next? Join experts on how to successfully navigate through the film industry to get your script made and advance your career.
Part 2: Business of Writing Forum Yoshihiro Uchida Hall at San Jose State University It may be an age-old conflict between art and commerce, but there’s no getting around the fact that it’s called Show Business. You’ve written, rewritten, and...
"Based on a true story:" words so compelling that producers ensure audiences know it from frame one.
You’ve written your script. Now how do you get it made? Learn the art and craft of pitching your movie or television show during this interactive session with experts and this year’s Screenwriting Competition Finalists.
A fast-paced, kinetic romantic comedy about love and friendship in which six L.A. hipsters recall their misadventures as they piece together the details of the previous night. The “morning after” is never the best morning, and once the memories of...