HCFF Welcomes Robert Walden and Louis Black to Fredericksburg
A Conversation with Robert Walden – hosted by Louis Black
Presented by Production For Use
As we continue to promote our educational mission to explore the art of filmmaking, the Hill Country Film Society proudly co-presents with Production For Use a special conversation that is sure to intrigue festival-goers.
Please help us welcome actor Robert Walden to Fredericksburg for an in-depth conversation hosted by Louis Black on his prolific career, work process, and passion for intensive character development.
ROBERT WALDEN received three consecutive Emmy nominations for his portrayal of reporter Joe Rossi on Lou Grant. He also starred in Brothers, the first sitcom for cable TV, receiving two Cable Ace nominations for best actor. He has appeared in over forty films including Oscar winner All the President’s Men. Television appearances include Law & Order: SVU and The West Wing, and dozens of TV films. Robert’s theatrical career has earned him multiple Dramalogue and Critic’s Circle awards, as an actor and director. After six years as an adjunct professor for for The New School for Drama’s MFA program in NYC, he played the iconic Willy Loman in the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s DEATH OF A SALESMAN. Upon graduating CCNY, he became a lifetime member of the Actors Studio. Now living in Austin, he still coaches, teaches and consults on films.
LOUIS BLACK is co-founder and editor of The Austin Chronicle. He is a co-founder of South by Southwest, where he serves as a director and was a founding Board Member of the Austin Film Society. He has written extensively on film, music, and politics and has produced numerous films, including HCFF films, “Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove” and “Tower”.
Location — Fritztown Cinema – Theater 1
Time — 6 pm – 7 pm
Tickets: $10 individual ticket – at-the-door, as available; senior citizens and students – free / All Access Badge and Filmmaker Badge priority seating