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Sunday, October 29 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Endings: The Good, the Bad, and The Insanely Great - The Movie

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Some movies leave you indifferent, some leave you satisfied, and some leave you feeling euphoric—walking on air and seeing the world through new eyes. What, then, is the difference between a bad ending, a good ending, and an insanely great ending? Join screenwriter Michael Arndt for a work-in-progress screening of the new video version of his lecture: Endings: The Good, The Bad, and the Insanely Great.  In this cinematic version of an AFF favorite, Arndt explores how great endings work with a close analysis of the climaxes of Star Wars, The Graduate, and his own screenplay, Little Miss Sunshine.  Stick around after the screening for an extended Q&A with Arndt.

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Michael Arndt

writer Little Miss Sunshine, Toy Story 3
Michael Arndt wrote the screenplays for Little Miss Sunshine (2006) and Toy Story 3 (2010). He also received shared screenplay credit for Oblivion (2013), and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), and Star Wars: The Force Awakens(2015). He lives in New York.

Sunday October 29, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
Paramount Theatre