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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

'The Internet’s Own Boy may be the most emotionally devastating movie ever made about hacking and freedom of information.'  -Variety

‘…the heartbreaking story of a tech wunderkind persecuted by the U.S. government.’  TheHollywoodReporter.com 

'Deserves an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary.'  Roper.com

See the trailer at http://www.participantmedia.com/pm-films/internets-boy-story-aaron-swartz/

The Movies that Matter Special Screening Series is produced by LAS Faculty Perri Chasin and Mentor Faculty Judy Arthur in association with the office of Otis Student Activities.

September
10
Screening
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
7:00PM - 9:45PM The Forum
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September
10
2014-09-10 19:00 2014-09-10 21:45
Screening
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
7:00PM - 9:45PM | The Forum
9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90045
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