Director Anne Rapp will attend the screening and participate in a panel discussion about the film and its subject alongside acclaimed novelist Tim O’Brien and filmmaker Richard Linklater.
A documentary that chronicles the creative journey of acclaimed Texas writer Horton Foote. Foote, who was born and raised in Wharton, Texas, went on to become a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, the winner of two Academy Awards for screenwriting (TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and TENDER MERCIES), an Emmy Award for television writing (Adaptation of Williams Faulkner’s “Old Man”), and was the recipient of the National Medal of Arts among numerous other theatrical and literary prizes.
Director Anne Rapp is a Texas-born filmmaker, screenwriter, and script supervisor. She has worked on more than 50 feature films since 1981 and collaborated with filmmaker Robert Altman during the last decade of his career.
Horton Foote is the 1999 recipient of the Texas Writer Award, formerly known as the Bookend Award, which is given to a Texas writer in recognition of outstanding contributions to Texas literature.