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Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne is a director and screenwriter who grew up in Omaha and earned an MFA in Film at UCLA. He has directed Citizen Ruth (1996), Election (1999), About Schmidt (2002), Sideways (2004), The Descendants (2010), Nebraska (2013), and Downsizing (2017). His films have been nominated for a total of 19 Oscars, and he has won twice for Best Adapted Screenplay. His next feature, The Holdovers, will be released this coming November and reunites him with Sideways star Paul Giamatti. An ardent film lover, he is proud to play a part in this year’s TCM Classic Film Festival.

Friday, April 14
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Discussion before
Chinese Multiplex House 1