Lecture by Rose Troche: 20 Years a Gay

screen_shot_2014-04-18_at_10.36.24_amRose Troche is an award winning writer, director and producer of both film and television. Her first feature, Go Fish was released to wide acclaim, garnering awards at The Berlin, London, Rimini and Deauville Film Festivals. It also won the prestigious Open Palm at New York’s Gotham Awards. Bedrooms and Hallways followed, receiving the audience award at the London Film Festival. 2003 saw the release of Troche’s third feature, The Safety of Objects, which received stellar reviews and went on to open the San Sebastian International Film Festival, and win best feature and best actress (Patricia Clarkson) at The Deauville Film Festival. In 2003, Troche completed the pilot for Showtime’s The L Word and went on to direct, write and co-executive produce the series through six seasons. Troche also directed the pilot for the popular teen series, South of Nowhere, where she remained as a consulting producer, and director. She has also directed award winning series including, Six Feet Under, Ugly Betty and Law & Order. In 2011, she executive produced Hunting Season, an 8 part web series. Troche produced Concussion, Stacie Passon’s debut feature that premiered in competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. She also wrote and directed Elliot King is 3rd for ITVS Future States. She is set to go into production on her fifth feature, Wendy Drinks Beer for Breakfast and is currently developing, Sugar, an interactive web series set to go live in the fall of 2014.

When: Thursday, May 1
Time:  7:00 pm
Where: Timken Lecture Hall, California College of the Arts, 8th Street, SF
Free and open to the public. 

Each lecture is premised on the notion of “signal years.” Each invited speaker will address a year of significance in his or her field or practice and link it to related transformations in the broader realms of politics and culture. More info: https://www.cca.edu/calendar/2014/lecture-rose-troche

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