Harvardwood Presents: A Conversation with Oscar Winning Screenwriter GEOFFREY FLETCHER '92 - NY
Tuesday, October 25
The Dramatists Guild, Frederick Loewe Room
New York, New York 10036
Online registration is closed.
Harvardwood Presents: A Conversation with Academy Award Winning Screenwriter GEOFFREY FLETCHER '92 (and TED HOPE)
When: Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Dramatists Guild, Frederick Loewe Room
1501 Broadway (on Times Square), 7th Floor
Cost: $2 for Full Members and Friends of Harvardwood (and their guests);
$7 for Affiliates and Others
Advance registration is REQUIRED--there will be NO tickets available at the door. This event is cosponsored by the Dramatists Guild, with half the seats reserved for the Guild and half for Harvardwood. Harvardwood's share of the tickets is now SOLD OUT. If you're a Dramatists Guild member, try registering through the Guild. If we get any e-mails from people who have registered saying they're not going to be there, we'll make additional tickets available.
In March of 2010, Geoffrey Fletcher won the Academy Award for Best
Adapted Screenplay for PRECIOUS. The film was greeted as both an
artistic, and a popular, success. Barbara Bush hailed the movie,
saying "If I were to give out a homework assignment, it would be
this: go see the movie!" A.O. Scott praised Fletcher's "risky,
remarkable film adaptation . . . It howls and stammers, but it also
Fletcher has just made his debut as a film director with Violet
& Daisy, for which he also wrote the screenplay. He is
currently working on a film about the 1971 Attica prison rebellion.
Renowned independent film producer Ted Hope will
speak with Fletcher. Hope's many notable films
include The Wedding Banquet (Ang Lee), Eat Drink Man
Woman (Ang Lee), The Brothers McMullen, Happiness (Todd
Solondz), In the Bedroom, The Ice Storm, The Laramie Project (Moises Kaufman), American Splendor, 21 Grams, and The Savages.
Hope is also a superb writer and speaker about film. Ted Hope will be hosting a master class on producing Indie film along with Christine Vachon on November 5. Register at http://killerhope-pr.eventbrite.com/
Special thanks to Andy Goodwin and the Plymouth Hill Foundation.
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