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Global Cinema Series Continues with the Best in Contemporary International Film

February 27, 2012

An ongoing series of films at Carleton College’s Weitz Center for Creativity, showcasing the best of contemporary cinema from around the world, will present John Sayles' "Lone Star" on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. The Global Cinema series, presented by the College’s Department of Cinema and Media Studies and curated by assistant professor Jay Beck, is free and open to the public.

Written and directed by John Sayles, "Lone Star" (1996) stars Kris Kristofferson, Matthew McConaughey, Chris Cooper, and Elizabeth Peña. In a small town in Texas, the skeleton of the former sheriff is unearthed and, in his investigation of his predecessor’s murder, the new sheriff stumbles into a complicated mystery.

For more information about all screenings, including disability accommodations, contact Carleton College Director of the Art Steve Richardson at (507) 222-4389. The Weitz Center for Creativity is located at 320 Third Street East in Northfield.

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