SCREENWRITER EDWARD KHMARA TO INTRODUCE SPECIAL SCREENING OF “LADYHAWKE”

When:
September 7, 2014 @ 6:30 PM – 9:15 PM

Screenwriter Edward Khmara will appear at the Jean Cocteau to introduce a unique screening of his Oscar-nominated film, LadyHawke. The screening will be followed by Q&A.

Ladyhawke-1985-movie-poster

Ladyhawke is an iconic fantasy film released in 1985 which stars Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, and Rutger Hauer. The film is also the source of inspiration for New Zealand Indie Rocker, Phillipa Margaret “Pip” Brown’s stage name.

 

Philipe Gastone, a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Navarre befriends him. Navarre has been hunted by the Bishop’s men for two years, ever since he escaped with the Lady Isabeau who the Bishop has lusted after. Navarre and Isabeau have a curse that the Bishop has placed on them that causes Navarre to be a wolf during the night and Isabeau to be a hawk during the day. Navarre insists that Philipe help him re-enter the city to help him kill the heavily guarded Bishop – Written by John Vogel

Edward Khmara is a writer and actor, also known for Enemy Mine (1985) and Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993).

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