David Lynch: Dune (1984)

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David Lynch: Dune (1984)

Date(s) - 10/01/2014
7:00 pm - 9:17 pm

Prince Music Theater

This event is a part of David Lynch Revisited: A Retrospective Film Series

Guest Speaker: Maurizio Giammarco, Filmmaker & Temple University Professor


A Duke’s son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father’s evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor’s rule.

Run Time: 137 Mins

Cast: Kyle MacLachlanVirginia MadsenFrancesca Annis

Click HERE to view trailer!



Maurizio Giammarco received his M.A. in Creative Writing and Ph.D. in English from Temple University and has taught at the university for eighteen years. He has taught drama, acting, rehearsal and production, and writing at Rosemont College, where he was also the theater program director. He was previous a visiting professor at Haverford College, where he taught introductory and advanced courses in fiction writing, as well as classes in screenwriting, terrorism in international film, and food and society.

His articles, theater and film reviews have appeared in The Temple News, Reel Visions, City Weekly Paper, and The Journal of Modern Literature. He has been a judge for the Philadelphia Writers’ Conference for the last seven years, in which he has evaluated manuscripts for the Playwriting and Screen/Scriptwriting, Novel, and Non-Fiction categories.

Maurizio has written and directed short films, both fiction and documentary, which have been shown at university festivals, as well as in Philadelphia, New Jersey, Italy, and Sicily.

Film Schedule:
September 3rd – Eraserhead
September 10th – Conversation with David Lynch followed by screening of ‘Lost Highway
September 17th – Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
September 24th – Inland Empire
October 1st – Dune
October 9th – Elephant Man – FREE Outdoor Screening at the PHS Pop-Up Garden (1438 South St.)
October 16-26 – ‘From the Vaults’ at the Philadelphia Film Festival celebrates David Lynch. Films include Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, The Straight Story & Mulholland Drive. More information to be announced.

Ticket Information:
Retrospective Pass – Access to entire series – $60 General//$50 Members
A Conversation with David Lynch & Lost Highway Screening – $25 General Admission//$20 Members
Individual Film Tickets – $7 General Admission//$5 Members

This series is held in conjunction with… And suppoted by the Wyncote Foundation.
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