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Oliver Stone set to visit Sacramento State
award-winning director and screenwriter Oliver Stone will provide his singular
insight on the world of filmmaking at a lecture at Sacramento State on Wednesday,
Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom.
Stone, a renowned and sometimes controversial director, has created a wide array
of movies exploring topics ranging from the assassination of John F. Kennedy
to the complex world of the stock market. His directing credits include JFK,
Wall Street, Nixon, The Doors, Any Given Sunday, Heaven and Earth, Salvador,
Natural Born Killers and, most recently, World Trade Center. Stone
also wrote screenplays for the movies Scarface, Year of the Dragon
and Conan the Barbarian. In addition, he won Academy Awards as Best
Director for Platoon and Born on the 4th of July as well as
an award for screenwriting for Midnight Express.
The event is sponsored by the Sacramento State University Union UNIQUE Programs.
Tickets are $20 general, $15 for Sacramento State students, staff and alumni
and can be purchased at Tickets.com or by calling the University’s ticket
office at (916) 278-4323. For more information, call UNIQUE Programs at (916)
278-6997. For media requests, contact the Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.
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