October 23, 2006

Oliver Stone set to visit Sacramento State

Photo: Oliver StoneOscar 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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