Nora Ephron and Spike Lee will be featured in Primary Sources, a series of conversations at New York Universitys Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (20 Cooper Square, between 5th and 6th Streets, 7th Floor) on November 10 and November 12. Both events are free and open to the public. Call 212.998.8044 for more information. Photo ID required for entry. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Ephron, who most recently directed Julie & Julia, will speak with Pete Hamill, who served as editor-in-chief of both the New York Post and the New York Daily News and is now a distinguished writer-in-residence at the Institute, on Tuesday, November 10, 3-4 p.m.
Lee, an alumnus of NYUs Tisch School of the Arts as well as artistic director of the Graduate Film program and the Amy and Joseph Perella Chair in the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film & Television, will speak with James McBride, a writer and composer whose books include the memoir The Color of Water and the novel Miracle at St. Anna, which Lee made into a feature-length film, on Thursday, November 12, 2-3 p.m. McBride is a distinguished writer-in-residence at the Institute.
Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYUs Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Filming or videotaping of the event is prohibited; still photography is permitted.
Primary Sources, a project of NYUs Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is an online archive of conversations distilled for the web into short video chapters. Primary Sources Library contains the full archive of conversations and supplemental material. For more, visit the website.