Jason Reitman interviews Rian Johnson for "Speaking of Movies" series

By Abbie Neufeld Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman ’95 engaged in a dialogue with fellow director Rian Johnson in front of an audience of students, parents and alumni this past Wednesday night in Ahmanson lecture hall as part of Reitman’s ongoing series “Speaking of Movies,”  now in its fourth year. The event was hosted by […]

Jason Reitman to interview Rian Johnson

By Abbie Neufeld Jason Reitman ’95 will interview director Rian Johnson tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in Ahmanson Lecture Hall as part of Reitman’s ongoing series “Speaking of Movies.” Johnson has directed Brick for which he won the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005 and The Brothers Bloom.

'Like Crazy' director talks about independent filmmaking with alumnus

By Michael Sugerman Four-time Oscar nominated director Jason Reitman ’95 interviewed independent film director Drake Doremus in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Dec. 1. The sit-down was conducted as part of a four-year running series with Reitman called “Speaking of Movies,” where he interviews current figures in the film industry. The series is hosted by Harvard-Westlake […]

Statues of wolverine added to upper, middle campuses

By Rebecca Nussbaum Two identical bronze wolverine sculptures were unveiled at the Upper and Middle Schools at the opening ceremonies Aug. 31. The school installed them the previous Friday outside of Ahmanson Lecture Hall at the Upper School and next to the flagpole at the Middle School. President Thomas C. Hudnut hopes students will touch the statues for […]

Global Zero organizes documentary screening

By Saj Sri-Kumar Global Zero, an organization dedicated to eradicating nuclear weapons, will host an advance screening of their documentary “Countdown to Zero” at the Upper School’s Ahmanson Lecture Hall May 10. The movie, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, explores the consequences of a nuclear disaster. The after-school event is sponsored […]