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This week, Brown is hosting its annual Ivy Film Festival, which promises a slew of student screenings, guest panels and sneak previews of Sundance faves. James Franco might even show up. The keynote speech of the festival will be delivered on Saturday afternoon by Aaron Sorkin.
Sorkin is one of our generation’s most revered screenwriters, having won an Academy Award earlier this year for The Social Network, an instant classic and a profound cultural commentary. The smart, quick-paced dialogue featured in the film’s opening sequence is a trademark of Sorkin’s, as any fan of The West Wing will tell you. He also scripted one of the best courtroom dramas ever made, A Few Good Men. [Read more →]