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Cinema Lab continues on April 20 with a screening of Good Night, and Good Luck directed by George Clooney.

Although George Clooney is best known as an actor, he is also the director of several major films. One of Clooney's best works is Good Night, and Good Luck. his father's profession as journalist, and Clooney's own genuine interest in the subject inspired him to make the film. This historical drama about media responsibility takes place in a media company in the 1950s. The film's protagonist is the legendary American journalist Edward R. Murrow (David Strathairn), whose loyalty to truth and journalistic ethics leads him to clash with US Senator Joseph McCarthy and his policies.


The film was nominated for six Academy Awards.

The screening will be preceded a short lecture by RSU professor Anda Rožukalne (Department of Communication Studies) and film critic Dita Rietuma (Department of Communication Studies).