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Nightcrawler’s Dan Gilroy and Rene Russo Join Vidiots for Venice Event

Vidiots Foundation and “Bullseye” with Jesse Thorn will present an evening with “Nightcrawler’s” writer and director Dan Gilroy, and actress Rene Russo on Thursday, January 22nd at 7:30 at The Microsoft Lounge, 901 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, California, 90291.

The evening is part of the Annex Series: Conversations on Film and Culture.

Doors will open at 7:00 pm and the event will begin at 7:30 pm.

Dan Gilroy is a longtime screenwriter of such films as “The Bourne Legacy”, “The Fall”, “Two for the Money” and “Freejack”.

Rene Russo has acted in over twenty-five films, including “Get Shorty”, “The Thomas Crown Affair”, the “Lethal Weapon Series”, “Tin Cup” and “Thor”.

Jesse Thorn is the host and producer of NPR’s “Bullseye” on KPCC and co-hosts the comedy podcasts Jordan, Jesse, Go! And Judge John Hodgman. He’s also the proprietor of MaximumFun.org.

The Q&A will be a fundraiser for the Vidiots Foundation.

The mission of the Vidiots Foundation is to: Preserve the human experience of browsing, researching and selecting films in a community setting.  Protect over 50,000 films, including rare, classic and independent titles.  Promote film through free events bringing together filmmakers and film lovers.

Admission is $20.00, $15.00 for students and seniors. All proceeds go to Vidiots Foundation.

For more information, call Vidiots: 310.392. 8508

Tickets can be bought in the store, with a credit card over the phone or at www.vidiotsfoundation.org

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