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FTMA Talk Back Series: POPEYE (1980)

DIRECTED BY: Robert Altman

STARRING: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall

 

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Co-Presented by Sacred Heart University

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Post film Q&A with Damon Maulucci

Part II of “Revisiting Altman”

This unconventional musical is based on the enduring (and endearing) cartoon character Popeye the Sailor Man. In the town of Sweetville, lovable Popeye seeks out his long-lost father. Along the way, he vies with the rough Bluto for the affections of Olive Oyl and adopts the young Sweet Pea.

Damon Maulucci received his MFA in Screenwriting at Columbia University. He wrote, directed and produced the feature film, DETONATOR and also served as a producer on the feature documentary, PAUL WILLIAMS STILL ALIVE. His films have screened all over the world including Toronto International Film Festival, SXSW, Cinequest, Cork Film Festival, Brooklyn Film Festival and Indie Memphis. Damon Maulucci lives in Brooklyn, NY and teaches as a Visiting Professor in the Film and Television Master’s Program at Sacred Heart University.

The Film and Television Masters program (FTMA) at Sacred Heart University is a conservatory devoted to cinematic storytelling. The program is designed to foster the next generation of storytellers through dynamic workshops and independent projects. FTMA’s home is in the heart of Connecticut’s “Creative Corridor” with close ties to neighboring New York City. Focusing on story and hands-on production, students learn the craft and techniques that will empower them to stand out in today's new media market. For more information please visit FTMA.sacredheart.edu.

 

LANGUAGE: English

RATING: PG

RUNNING TIME: 114 minutes

 

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