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Pencil This In: Michael Ondaatje at USC, Steve James on Hoop Dreams at Cinefamily

Michael Onjaatde at USC tonight.
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Doc U, the International Documentary Association’s series of educational seminars for aspiring and experienced documentary filmmakers, holds an in-depth conversation tonight with Steve James, the award-winning producer-director of Hoop Dreams, among other films. 7:30 pm at The Cinefamily at The Silent Movie Theater. Wine reception following. Tickets: $20, IDA members $15.
Tonight at 7 pm, USC welcomes author Michael Ondaatje for the program Life After Man: Art in the Age of the Post-Human. Although he is best known as a novelist Anil's Ghost and The English Patient included—Ondaatje also writes memoir, poetry and film, "revealing a passion for defying conventional form." At the University Park Campus-Bovard Auditorium (ADM). Admission is free, but RSVPs requested. Reception and book signing to follow.