** Sorry, this lecture is cancelled due to the virus. We will be back soon! Check this calendar for future updates **
Thursday, April 2nd with “Around the World in 80 Movies”
We are pleased to continue the 2020 Lecture Series with the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture!
Dinner starts at 5:00 p.m. and lecture starts at 7:00 p.m.
Description: Author Robin Holabird returns to the Gold Hill Hotel for another exceptional lecture. Robin will present readings and images from her new book “Around the World in 80 Movies” combining bucket-list destinations with must-see movies about those regions.
Bio: Author, film expert, and world traveler Robin Holabird writes regularly about films and their locations, with her weekly program airing on Reno’s NPR affiliate KUNR at 88.7 FM every Friday. She also provides film commentary for KOH 780 AM and helped found Reno’s Film Festival. Her newest book, “Around the World in 80 Movies” (Ice Cube Press 2019), shows the link between films and travel destinations. As the editor of the magazine, Locations and her longtime experience as a film commissioner for the state of Nevada.
Robin has worked with Clint Eastwood, Taylor Hackford, PT Anderson and other directors on such projects as Love Ranch, Sister Act, and CSI. She earned certification and a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Nevada-Reno.
Lecture starts at 7:00 p.m. and costs $5 per person.
Come early and enjoy dinner before the lecture! We Serve dinner before the lecture at 5, 5:30, & 6 p.m.
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