LaBute-athon At Brown

your friends and neighbors (2.15) Two things from the Brown University Literary Arts Program, both free and open to the public, Wednesday, February 15th.

3pm — Filmmaker and writer Neil LaBute will be reading from his fiction at the McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street.

7pm — A screening of the 1998 film “Your Friends and Neighbors” in the Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street. This event is free and open to the public, but it requires a ticket. Visit ‘Literary Arts’ at 68½ Brown Street between 10:30am and noon (you may stop by at other regular business hours, but we cannot guarantee that the office will be open). Limit of two tickets per person. (NYT review)

Neil Labute is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, playwright and short story writer. Combining intriguing moral and ethical metaphors with dark portraits of the underside of American life, Labute became one of the most controversial new filmmakers to emerge in the 1990s.

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