“Lawrence of Arabia” Second Showing for Festival
Best Picture Oscar winner “Lawrence of Arabia” will be shown on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. as the second of two films for this year’s 26th Annual Casper College Multicultural Film Festival, “Remembering World War I Through Films.”
Directed by renowned British director David Lean, “Lawrence of Arabia” is based on the life of T.E. Lawrence and stars Peter O’Toole as Lawrence. Released in 1962, the epic was nominated for 10 Academy Awards winning seven including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Music Score. O’Toole was nominated for Best Actor while Omar Sharif was nominated for Best Supporting Actor.
The film will be shown in the Wheeler Auditorium, Room 103, located in the Wold Physical Science Center on the Casper College campus. Patrick Amelotte, Casper College English instructor, will lead a post-film discussion.
The Casper College Multicultural Film Festival is free and open to the public. Casper College, the Casper College Foundation, the Casper College Department of Political Science, History and International Studies, and the Casper College Department of English sponsor the Casper College Multicultural Film Festival.
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