February 3, 2006

Screenwriter/producer of Oscar nominee
to speak at Sacramento State

Crash Movie Poster

Photo courtesy of Lions Gate Films

Bobby Moresco, screenwriter and producer of Crash, the provocative film nominated for four Academy

Awards including best picture and original screenplay, will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13 at Sacramento State in the University Union Ballroom. In his lecture, "Society through My Lens," Moresco will talk about personal experiences that inspired the film. The talk is free and free screenings of Crash will precede the talk at noon and 5 p.m. on Feb. 13 in the Union Ballroom.

Moresco co-produced Crash along with the award-winning film Million Dollar Baby and the critically acclaimed television series "EZ Streets," "Falcone" and "Millennium."

Lions Gate Films' Crash takes an unflinching look at the complexities of racial intolerance in contemporary America. The plot develops when a seemingly simple car accident in Los Angeles brings together a diverse group of people. As their lives collide the issue of racism and racial profiling is explored as each of these people work through their own fears and inherent prejudices.

The movie features a star-studded cast including Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon and Chris "Ludacris" Bridges. The talk and screening are among many events Sacramento State will host for Black History Month.

For more information contact the Sacramento State Multi-Cultural Center at (916) 278-6101 and for media assistance, contact the Public Affairs Office at (916) 278-6156.


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