• Screenwriter Discussion: Pamela Gray Discusses A Walk on the Moon

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    Name: Screenwriter Discussion: Pamela Gray Discusses A Walk on the Moon
    Date: June 22, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock and the Moon Landing, celebrate the Summer of 1969 in the Catskills by hearing screenwriter Pamela Gray discuss her 1999 film A Walk on the Moon. Gray will also talk about her time spent in the Borscht Belt in the 60s, including that unforgettable summer, and her other film and television projects. Note: call the library for film screening information. Attendees will have the chance to win a voucher for two tickets to a Hollywood Bowl Tuesday or Thursday concert. Studio City Library, 12511 Moorpark Street, Studio City, CA 91604. 818-755-7873. For ADA accommodations, please call (213) 228-7430 at least 72 hours prior to the event About Pamela Gray: Pamela Gray is a screenwriter, playwright and poet whose first feature credit was A Walk on the Moon, produced by Dustin Hoffman and directed by Tony Goldwyn. The film won a National Board of Review award, an Indie Spirit Nomination for Diane Lane, and a Golden Satellite nomination for Best Original screenplay. Entertainment Weekly rated it #9 on their list of the “50 Sexiest Movies of All Time,” and Variety named Pamela one of “Ten Screenwriters to Watch.” Pamela has adapted A Walk on the Moon into a musical which premiered at A.C.T. in San Francisco in 2018, and will open at George Street Playhouse in New Jersey in May 2020. Pamela’s other credits include Music of the Heart, which earned Meryl Streep an Oscar nomination, and Conviction, which earned Sam Rockwell a Best Actor award at the Boston Film Festival and Hilary Swank a SAG nomination. Pamela has adapted the bestseller The Husband’s Secret for CBS Films, and she is currently writing a pilot script for Netflix.
    Location:
    Studio City Branch Library 12511 Moorpark Street Studio City, CA 91604
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, June 22 4 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Emily Aaronson, 818-755-7873.
    Fees/Admission:
    Free. No reservations required.
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