Documentary Screening with Journalism Alum Pj Perez

When

Oct. 14, 2021, 4pm to 6pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Greenspun Hall First Floor Auditorium

Description

The Greenspun College of Urban Affairs and Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies will host an in-person event with Greenspun Journalism Alum Pj Perez Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Greenspun Hall's auditorium. Pj will debut his feature-length documentary, Parkway of Broken Dreams. After the screening, Perez will participate in a discussion about the film and his career. The screening will be moderated by Professor Dave Nourse from the Hank Greenspun School Journalism and Media Studies.

Parkway of Broken Dreams is a documentary that tells the story of the scrappy group of artists, poets, musicians, DJs, and entrepreneurs who built a thriving, influential, and short-lived arts scene along Maryland Parkway in the 1990s, The film is the debut feature by director Perez, a former Las Vegas magazine editor and freelance journalist whose 2006 Las Vegas Weekly oral history of the Maryland Parkway scene served as the template for the documentary.

Price

Free and open to the public.

Admission Information

Free. Audience members are required to wear a mask during the entirety of the event.

Contact Information

Afsha Bawany

External Sponsor

Greenspun College Of Urban Affairs