Free Movie during Prelude to Justice

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 with any questions.