Vidiots Foundation and Bullseye with Jesse Thorn are thrilled to present an evening with Nightcrawler’s writer and director Dan Gilroy, and actress Rene Russo on Thursday, January 22nd at 7:30. This is part of our Annex Series: Conversations on Film and Culture.
Nightcrawler has “a sulfuric, Dostoyevskian quality — and sick sense of humor — that captures the muted aquarium that Los Angeles becomes at night. (Washington Post)
Dan Gilroy is a longtime screenwriter of such films as The Bourne Legacy, The Fall, Two for the Money and Freejack.
Rene Russo has acted in over twenty-five films, including Get Shorty, The Thomas Crown Affair, the Lethal Weapon Series, Tin Cup and Thor.
Jesse Thorn is the host and producer of NPR’s Bullseye on KPCC and co- hosts the comedy podcasts Jordan, Jesse, Go! And Judge John Hodgman. Legacy, The Fall, Two for the Money and Freejack. He’s also the proprietor of MaximumFun.org.
The Q&A will be a fundraiser for the Vidiots Foundation. The mission of the Vidiots Foundation is to:
Preserve the human experience of browsing, researching and selecting films in a community setting. Protect over 50,000 films, including rare, classic and independent titles. Promote film through free events the Vidiots Foundation is to: bringing together filmmakers and film lovers.
Doors will open at 7:00 and the event will begin at 7:30.
Admission is $20.00, $15.00 for students and seniors. All proceeds go to Vidiots Foundation tax ID 45-4712121
For more information, call Vidiots (310) 392-8508
The address is 901 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Ca. 90291
Valet Parking Provided
Tickets can be bought in the store, with a credit card over the phone
or at www.vidiotsfoundation.org