USC Announces Annual Tribute to the Late John Singleton | entertainment
The late’s seminal film and television career John Singleton is celebrated at his alma mater, the University of Southern California.
The USC School of Cinematic Arts announced Tuesday that it is hosting “John Singleton: A Celebration,” a yearlong tribute to the filmmaker, who passed away in April 2019 at the age of 51.
Events include a special screening series of his most notable films, with cast and crew talks. Screenings are held on USC campus and are free and open to the public with registration required on the USC School of Cinematic Arts website.
Singleton made history with his debut film in 1991. guys in the area. At 24, he became the youngest person and the first African American to receive an Oscar nomination for best director. Singleton was also nominated for Best Original Screenplay.
A showing of guys in the area the ceremony starts on Friday, September 9th. director Robert Townsende moderates a conversation with selected stars from the film.
The cast included Cuba Gooding Jr., ice cubes, Nia Long, Morris chestnut, Angela Bassett, Regina King and Laurence Fishburne.
The next film in the series will be poetic justice on September 21, followed by Higher Learning on October 12, rosewood on November 9th and Wave With Samuel L Jackson on 11/30
The celebration will continue into 2023 on January 25th infant, 2 fast 2 angry in February and ends with Four brothers on March 22.
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