Mark Rydell Retrospective honors film giant

Renowned director Mark Rydell — whose films On Golden Pond, The Rose and Cinderella Liberty received 26 Oscar nominations — is teaching at Carolina for the next week as the Evan Frankel Visiting Lecturer in the Writing for the Screen and Stage Program. The UNC College program will host the Rydell Retrospective Film Festival at the Chelsea Theater in Chapel Hill, where audiences can attend his movies for free and discuss them with him afterwards, March 30-April 1.

The festival features The Cowboys (John Wayne) and James Dean (James Franco) as well as On Golden Pond (Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda and Katherine Hepburn), The Rose (Bette Midler) and Cinderella Liberty (James Caan and Marsha Mason). For schedule and details click here.

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