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Friday, October 27 • 5:15pm - 7:15pm
The Deuce-Finale

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S1E8– “My Name Is Ruby” (season finale)

(USA, 60 min)

Writers: George Pelecanos, David Simon, Chris Yakaitis

Director: Michelle MacLaren

Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon and starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, THE DEUCE follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world at the pioneering moments of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry. 

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Fred Strype

moderator; AFF Screenwriting Award Winner; Filmmaking, Screenwriting & Moving Image Arts Program Chair, Sarah Lawrence College
Fred Strype is an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker whose work has been screened and honored internationally. He is a tenured professor at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY, where he is Chair of their Filmmaking & Moving Image Arts Program. In the past, he served on... Read More →

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George Pelecanos

novelist; writer/producer The Wire, The Deuce, Treme, The Pacific
George Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C. He worked as a line cook, dishwasher, bartender, and woman’s shoe salesman before publishing his first novel in 1992. Pelecanos is the author of twenty books set in and around Washington, D.C.: A Firing Offense, Nick's Trip, Shoedog... Read More →
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David Simon

writer/executive producer The Wire, Treme, Show Me A Hero, The Deuce
David Simon is a Baltimore-based journalist, author and television producer. A former crime reporter for the Baltimore Sun, he is the creator of the celebrated HBO series The Wire, which depicts the political and socioeconomic fissures in an American city. His other television cr... Read More →

Friday October 27, 2017 5:15pm - 7:15pm
State Theatre

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