For Immediate Release
Date: October 29, 2019
Contact: Tom McGuire, Director of Media Relations/Content Strategy
Written By: Maria Dinh, Student Communications Assistant
Bloomsburg University to screen film by alum JC Lee ‘05
BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is screening the film “Luce” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 15, at 3:30 p.m. Both screenings will be in Carver Hall, Gross Auditorium. Admission is free. Donations to the Michael Collins Theatre Scholarship will be accepted.
“Luce” is a drama from a screenplay by JC Lee ’05 and Julian Onah, in which a liberal-minded couple, Amy and Peter Edgar, are forced to reconsider their image of their adopted son after they discover he has written an extremely disturbing essay for a class. The film is based on Lee’s play of the same name.
The film stars Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Norbert Leo Butz, and Tim Roth. Along with the viewing of the movie, there will be a discussion hosted by JC Lee. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to ask Lee any questions concerning the movie, screenwriting, and the film industry.
Since graduating Bloomsburg, Lee has had a successful career in the film industry as a screenwriter and producer. Lee is a writer and producer on "How to Get Away with Murder" on ABC. Earlier, he was a writer and producer for the television program “Looking.”
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,700 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in five distinct colleges: College of Education, Zeigler College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science and Technology, and new Honors College.