Noir: From Page to Screen - Mitch Brian

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

Screenwriter Mitch Brian employs original texts and film clips to illustrate how classic and modern noir literature has found its way to film and television. His presentation kicks off While the City Sleeps, this year’s Adult Winter Reading Program.
While the City Sleeps
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
6:30pm @ Central Library

Screenwriter Mitch Brian employs original texts and film clips to illustrate how classic (Chandler, Hammett, Thompson) and modern noir literature has found its way to film and television. His presentation is part of While the City Sleeps, this year’s Adult Winter Reading Program.

Brian has written teleplays for all the major networks and screenplays for directors including Chris Columbus and Oliver Stone.

He is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he teaches screenwriting and directing.