University Professor David Driesen’s important new book—”The Specter of Dictatorship: Judicial Enabling of Presidential Power” (Stanford, 2021)—reveals how the U.S. Supreme Court’s presidentialism threatens democracy and what the United States can do about it. To celebrate the publication of the…
DATE CHANGE: Christine Vachon
Due to inclement weather in New York City, the public event featuring producer Christine Vachon originally planned for tonight has been rescheduled for Monday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3.
Vachon will discuss her career, the film industry and other topics in a conversation moderated by Professor Tula Goenka.
Vachon is co-founder of the New York City-based Killer Films. The company has produced a number of the most acclaimed American independent films over the past two decades, including “Far from Heaven” (nominated for four Academy Awards), “Boys Don’t Cry” (Academy Award winner), “One Hour Photo” and “I’m Not There” (Academy Award nominated). Killer Films executive produced “Mildred Pierce,” the Emmy Award-winning HBO series starring Kate Winslet. Most recently, the company produced the Oscar-nominated “Still Alice,” for which Julianne Moore was awarded a Golden Globe and an Academy Award, and “Carol.” Killer Films is also producing the new television series, “Z: The Beginning of Everything” for Amazon.
Vachon’s talk is sponsored by the Newhouse School’s Department of Television, Radio and Film. Computer Assisted Real-Time Translation (CART) will be provided. For more information, or if you require other accommodations, contact Mary Ann Durantini at 315.443.2150 or email@example.com.
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