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Sunday, November 1 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
A Conversation with Angelo Pizzo

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Sit down with Angelo Pizzo, the screenwriter of beloved classics Rudy and Hoosiers. Hear Pizzo discuss his approach to the craft, his special connection to sports stories, and his upcoming film My All American, which will mark his debut as writer/director. (We kindly ask that all chants of “Ru-dy! Ru-dy! Ru-dy!” are held until the end of the conversation.)

Moderators
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Michael MacCambridge

Moderator
From 1988-95, Michael MacCambridge was a columnist and critic at the Austin American-Statesman, writing about movies, music and popular culture. Since then, he has written and edited several books, including America's Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured A Nation, which... Read More →

Panelists
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Angelo Pizzo

writer/producer Rudy, Hoosiers; writer/director My All American (2015)
Angelo Pizzo grew up in Bloomington, Indiana, the son of a Sicilian immigrant.  After remaining in Bloomington long enough to earn a bachelor’s degree in political science at Indiana University, Pizzo moved to the West Coast to attend film school at the University of Southern California... Read More →


Sunday November 1, 2015 1:15pm - 2:30pm
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room

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