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Once In A Lew Moon

February 12, 2016 @ 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM


Please join us for a celebration of screenwriting with the premiere of “Once In A Lew Moon,” a new documentary on the craft and business of screenwriting featuring legendary UCLA screenwriting professor Lew Hunter at the James Bridges Theater (UCLA Campus, 235 Charles E. Young Drive) on Friday, February 12th from 7:30-11pm. Directed by Lonnie Senstock.

“Once in A Lew Moon” showcases top Hollywood UCLA screenwriting professors Lew Hunter and Richard Walter, along with interviews of Academy award-winning screenwriters Billy Wilder (“Some Like It Hot”), Julius Epstein (“Casablanca”), Ron Bass (“Rainman”), Callie Khouri (“Thelma and Louise”), and Oliver Stone (“Platoon”), who were guests in Lew’s 434 screenwriting class.
Renowned screenwriting UCLA alumni Francis Coppola (“The Godfather”), Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor (“Sideways”), Mike Werb (“The Mask”), and Felicia Henderson (“Gossip Girl”) are also highlighted in the documentary.

Please honor Lew during his final year of teaching at UCLA this winter quarter. Light refreshments will be served.


February 12, 2016
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM


James Bridges Theater
235 Charles E Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States


UCLA Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media