31 Oct 2017

Award-winning Greek-American director Alexander Payne at Hellenic American College

 

 

Award-winning Greek-American director Alexander Payne at Hellenic American College As part of the events of the 30th Parorama of European Cinema, Greek-American screenwriter and director Alexander Payne will deliver a talk this coming Tuesday on cinematography and film directing, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Born in Nebraska in 1961, Payne wrote and directed his first full-length (“Citizen Ruth") in 1996. He continued his career with “Election" (1999), “About Schmidt” (2002), “Sideways” (2004), “The Descendants” (2011), “Nebraska” (2013) and “Downsizing” (2017). Among his many achievements, he is a two-time winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

The event is being organized by the 30th Parorama of European Cinema in cooperation with Hellenic American College and the Hellenic American Union and will be held on Tuesday, October 31st, 13:30 – 16:30, at the Hellenic American Union auditorium, 22 Massalias Street.

The event will be held in English, with consecutive interpretation into Greek.

Admission is free of charge.

Image: Award-winning Greek-American director Alexander Payne at Hellenic American College