May 15, 2009 —
Mike Figgis, the acclaimed director and writer of Leaving Las Vegas screened his film and hosted a Q&A session.
In recent years, Figgis has been incorporating innovative digital video technologies into his filmmaking with such films as The 4 Dreams of Miss X, Co/Ma and Timecode. He also directed for HBO's The Sopranos and an episode of the PBS documentary series The Blues, which was executive produced by Martin Scorsese. While on campus, Mike spent three days with the Department of Cinema and Television and its Film & Video and Screenwriting & Playwriting programs conducting workshops.