Anthony Slide, editor of "It's the Pictures That Got Small,": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age, will sign copies of his new book and introduce a screening of two Bracket-Wilder collaborations at UCLA’s Billy Wilder Theater. The films include The Lost Weekend (1945) and Five Graves to Cairo (1943). The signing begins at 6 pm followed by the screening at 7 pm. For tickets and further information go to: https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2015/01/11/celebrating-charles-brackett.
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Joel Simon discusses his new book The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom at Ryerson University. The event is free but registration is required. For more information and to register for the event, go to: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/joel-simon-the-new-censorship-despots-terrorists-spies-and-the-threat-to-global-media-tickets-14810983049.
Dr. Michael Mann will discuss climate change and his book The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines at Trinity College Dublin. The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. For more information go to: https://www.tcd.ie/trinitylongroomhub/events/details/2015/2015-01-19the_hockey_stick.php.