Please join a/perture cinema at Carrabba’s Italian Grill for a very special Lunch & Learn with Dale Pollock! Enjoy a wonderful Italian lunch and the presentation “Are Movies Still Worth Watching?”
Tuesday, February 19 from 11:30 am to 1 pm
Dale M. Pollock received a BA in Anthropology from Brandeis University in 1972 and MS in Communications from San Jose State University. In 1977, he became the head film critic for the Daily Variety until he was hired by the Los Angeles Times to be their chief entertainment correspondent. In 1984 he wrote Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas in 1984, which has sold more than 150,000 copies. In 1985, Pollock joined David Geffen’s company as a development executive. He joined A&M Films as vice president in charge of production, and was named president in 1990, producing such films as The Beast, A Midnight Clear and Mrs. Winterbourne. Pollock ran his own film company Peak Productions for 10 years, producing the box office hit Set It Off. In 1999 he became Dean of the School of Filmmaking at the (then) North Carolina School of the Arts, stepping down in 2006 to become Professor of Cinema Studies. Pollock was awarded an Endowed Professorship in Film in his name at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking, and was the 2016 recipient of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors Award for Teaching Excellence. Pollock is currently writing the institutional history of UNCSA, to be published in 2020.
11:30am to 1pm @ Carrabba’s – 587 South Stratford Road
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