Story provided by Vickie Sturgeon
OLLI@OSU is presenting a 5 week series, Prelude to Justice: Art, Reform and the work of Sister Helen Prejean, starting this Thursday, 7/29 at 6 pm in the McKnight Center. Go to Prelude to Justice: An OLLI at OSU Special Project for schedule and details.
Vickie Sturgeon will be presenting the film Dead Man Walking on Thursday, August 5 at 6 pm. This movie is free and open to the public. Call the McKnight Box Office (405-744-9999) for reservations as seating is limited. If you want to attend the other sessions, you should register for the series at OLLI@OSU or call (405-744-5868).
The movie Dead Man Walking is the dramatization of the non-fiction book by Sister Helen Prejean. This is the story of a nun who becomes the spiritual adviser to a death row inmate. Tim Robbins wrote the screenplay and directed the film. Dead Man Walking stars Sean Penn as Matthew Poncelet and Susan Sarandon — who received the Academy Award for Best Actress in her portrayal of Sister Helen. Bruce Springsteen was nominated for his song, Dead Man Walking.
Dead Man Walking is a serious drama on the subject of crime and capital punishment. Please join us as we share this film with our community. Email Sturgeon at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.