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See How They Run Film Series 2: The Contender

Honors 2020 and the Society for Political Interest and Networking (SPIN) sponsor a screening of The Contender
When Oct 11, 2012
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where West Laville Study
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Contact Phone 225-578-2479
Attendees Honors College students and Society for Political Interest and Networking (SPIN)
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Leading up to Election Day 2012, the Honors House will screen four classic films that depict presidential politics in the United States. These movies are shown in conjunction with Honors 2020, "See How They Run: The Substance and Theater of the 2012 Presidential Campaign," which is taught by Professor Bob Mann. 
 
This week's film, The Contender (2000), directed by Rod Lurie, is a political thriller starring Joan Allen, Gary Oldman (Harry Potter's godfather, Sirius Black), Jeff Bridges, and Christian Slater. The movie depicts a president (Jeff Bridges) trying to choose a vice president following the sudden death of the current vice president. 
 
Politics and intrigue galore. Free food too!  
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