KASU Local
12:18 pm
Tue February 16, 2010

Film historian to lecture on Arkansas in the movies

KASU's James Lepine talks to film historian Meir Z. Ribalow about his upcoming lecture.

Jonesboro, Arkansas – What is your favorite movie with an Arkansas flavor? "A Face in the Crowd?" "White Lighting?" "The Legend of Boggy Creek?" "Walk the Line?" "Shotgun Stories?" An Arkansan audience will have a chance to compare favorites with noted film historian Meir Z. Ribalow after his free public lecture, "How Hollywood portrays Arkansas the three most representative films," Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. in ASU's Drama Theatre, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Ribalow's lecture is sponsored by the Heritage Studies PhD program and the Department of Theatre at ASU. KASU's James Lepine spoke with Ribalow who gave a preview of the lecture.