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PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
ADAPTATION: FROM PAGE TO SCREEN
Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
Featuring Philippe Djian, Barry Gifford, Richard Price, Francine Prose and Jean-Philippe Toussaint
What is lost and what is gained in the translation of fiction to film? Join a distinguished panel of international writers to take a look at what happens when film directors get their hands on the books we love.
PHILIPPE DJIAN, whose 37:2 le matin (Betty Blue) was directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix; BARRY GIFFORD, whose Wild at Heart was directed by David Lynch and celebrates its 20th birthday this year; RICHARD PRICE, whose book’s Clockers was directed by Spike Lee; JEAN-PHILIPPE TOUSSAINT, whose work has been compared to the films of Jim Jarmusch. Author and former PEN American Center president FRANCINE PROSE directs the action. >>More Information
WHERE: Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU 566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South)
TICKETS: $15/$12 PEN Members and current NYU ID holders (includes faculty and staff)
www.skirballcenter.nyu.edu or 212.352.3101, or in person at Skirball Center Shagan Box Office, 566 LaGuardia Place, Tuesday to Saturday 12 to 6 p.m.
Cosponsored by La Maison Francaise, NYU, Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy
PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature: A week-long celebration of books and writing from around the globe, featuring 50+ events, 150 writers, and 40 countries. Don't miss this exciting cross-cultural literary exchange including conversations, panel discussions, readings, a translation slam, and an all-star Cabaret,. April 26-May 2, 2010.