As a part of the Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series, filmmaker and SVA alumnus Michael Cuesta (BFA 1985 Photography) will be on campus to speak about his work. His feature-film debut as the director, writer and producer of L.I.E. in 2001 earned him recognition from the Edinburgh Film Festival, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Gotham Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Stockholm Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival. Cuesta is also an award-winning commercial director and has directed episodes of HBO’s Six Feet Under and Showtime’s new series, Dexter.
The lecture will take place on Thursday, November 30, 7pm, in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free and open to the public.