Film Screening: “The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo”
Please join us for a free screening of The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo (2017), the acclaimed documentary on the life and mysterious death of Oscar Zeta Acosta, the charismatic Chicano activist, author, and lawyer, and basis for the “Dr. Gonzo” character in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson. At this screening, director Phillip Rodriguez will participate in a Q&A about the film, which includes materials from CSRC collections. There will also be a special announcement relevant to future research on Oscar Zeta Acosta. Reception with catering by Casablanca at 6:30 p.m.; screening at 7:30 p.m.
Organized by the UCLA Department of English and co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of History, the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, and the CSRC.
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This event is free and open to the public.