Dates: January 6, 2022
Meets: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Course Fee: $39.00
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Marc LapadulaMarc Lapadula is a Senior Lecturer in the Film Studies Program at Yale University. He is a playwright, screenwriter and an award-winning film producer. In addition to Yale, Professor Lapadula has taught at Columbia University's Graduate Film School, created the screenwriting programs at both The University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins where he won Outstanding Teaching awards and has lectured on film, playwriting and conducted highly-acclaimed screenwriting seminars all across the country at notable venues like The National Press Club, The Smithsonian Institution, and The New York Historical Society.
Sarah Megan ThomasSarah Megan Thomas is an award-winning filmmaker. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Megan_Thomas For her latest film, A Call to Spy, Sarah wrote the original screenplay, produced, and played legendary American spy Virginia Hall. The feature released to critical acclaim in 2020 (IFC Films domestically; Amazon Original in India; Netflix and Signature in Europe), and provided fuel to the specialty box office” in a pandemic landscape (Deadline). A Call to Spy won the Anti-Defamation League "Stand Up" Award, and several Audience Choice Awards. The BBC praised the film as the “Hidden Figures of the spy world.” The CIA said A Call To Spy is “the best depiction we’ve seen from Hollywood on what it is like to be a spy.” Previously, Sarah created the concept, co-wrote the story, produced, and starred in the groundbreaking "Equity,” the first female driven Wall Street thriller. The Film premiered in Dramatic Competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, where it sold to Sony Pictures Classics for a profit. A.O Scott at The New York Times made "Equity" a Critic's Pick when it was released theatrically nationwide. The Hollywood Reporter reviewed Sarah's performance as "subtle, but gutsy." Sarah was honored with a Women's Image Network Award for "Equity.” Sarah also wrote, produced and starred in the romance-drama "Backwards" opposite James Van Der Beek, and has appeared in various television shows and Off-Broadway productions. On stage, she starred as Eva Braun in “Summit Conference,” extended due to popular demand and cited as “one of the most provocative dramas to be found on or off Broadway” (Curtain Up). In 2017, Fortune selected Sarah for their “Most Powerful Women, Next Generation” list. Sarah graduated with honors from Williams College, and received a graduate degree in acting at Drama Studio London.
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