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Saturday, June 4 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
80s Fantasy Film: Escaping the Remake Monster

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In an era of remakes and reboots and revamps, what is it about the sword and sorcery/fantasy films of the 80s (Sword & Sorcerer, Kull, Beastmaster, Dragonslayer, Princess Bride, Willow, etc.) that have kept them out of Hollywood's hands and perfect just the way they are?

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Jaysen P. Buterin

Film/Media/TV, Mad Ones Films
Writer. Director. Actor. Musician. Drummer (wait for it…). Model. Artist. Canvas. Columnist. Proudest Papa EVER. And as Creative Director of the straight jacket-tested/doctor-approved Mad Ones Films, from Greensboro North Carolina, Jaysen Buterin’s mission has been to show the... Read More →

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Christopher DeLisle

Self described Ethnic Nerd who was raised in the Geek Orthodox tradition. Charlotte Geek. Former Production Manager of Empire Games.
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Dave Harlequin

Film
Described by both press and colleagues as an "independent renaissance man" and "voice of the underground," Dave Harlequin is a professional screenwriter, journalist, author, and independent filmmaker from Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the Co-Creative Director of North Carolina... Read More →
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Michael Ray Williams

Film/Media/TV, MadOnes Films
I'm an actor at heart, but an all around film/theatre extraordinaire.


Saturday June 4, 2016 8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
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