FROM HEADLINES TO TICKET LINES: JOURNALISM ON THE BIG SCREEN FROM HEADLINES TO TICKET LINES
Club TCM at The Hollywood Roosevelt
A compelling conversation with director James Vanderbilt (Truth ) and Oscar winning writer Josh Singer (Spotlight ) as they discuss the challenges of dramatizing the work of journalists to transform their stories into captivating films. They’ll speak to the difficult choices that have to be made when walking the fine line between the cold hard facts and the need to make the subject matter entertaining, and talk about what role the real-life reporters played in shaping the big screen story. They will be joined by broadcast producer and author, Mary Mapes and print journalist, Ben Bradlee, Jr., who will share their experiences of watching their lives and work portrayed on the big screen.