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An Evening with acclaimed Playwright, Screenwriter, and three-time Emmy Winner Jane Anderson

December 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST

AUSB MFA Social Media Jane Anderson, Nov 2018

As part of the MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media’s on-campus residency, they will host an evening with acclaimed writer Jane Anderson.

Jane Anderson is an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director. She wrote and directed the feature film The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005) and wrote the Nicolas Cage film It Could Happen to You (1994). She wrote The Wife (2107) starring Glenn Close and won an Emmy Award for writing the screenplay for the miniseries Olive Kitteridge (2014). Anderson wrote and directed several critically acclaimed television movies, notably Normal (2003), starring Jessica Lange and Tom Wilkinson; The Baby Dance(1998), starring Stockard Channing and Laura Dern; The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993), When Billie Beat Bobby starring Holly Hunter; and If These Walls Could Talk 2 (segment “1961”) (2000), which won Vanessa Redgrave an Emmy Award for her portrayal of an elderly lesbian prevented from hospital visitation with her dying long-time companion.

Anderson will be interviewed in the Antioch University Santa Barbara Community Hall by KCRW Morning Edition host Jonathan Bastian.

The event is open to the public, with an RSVP to [email protected].


December 11, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST


Antioch University Santa Barbara – remove
602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

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