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Meteor Theater Presents: The Whale

Wednesday, March 22 at 5:00pm to 9:00pm

SSA Auditorium (SSA 13.330)

Join Meteor Theater for a screening of The Whale (2022), starring Oscar winner Brendan Fraser! This screening will feature a presentation and discussion by Professor Brecken Wellborn.

About the Speaker:
Brecken Hunter Wellborn (he/him) is a film studies teaching associate with the School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology at UTD. His research focuses on the intersection of genre, gender, and sexuality. He holds a Master of Arts in Critical/Cultural Film Studies from the University of North Texas and writes film and television criticism for Collider.

When: March 22, 2023; doors open at 5:30pm, guest speaker at 6:00pm, movie starts at 6:30pm 

Who is Meteor Theater? 

Meteor Theater is a student-run movie program that screens popular movies on campus throughout the school year. It includes the Cosmic Film Festival and Cosmic Film Workshops, held each spring to encourage an interest and appreciation of student-created original movies and short films. 

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