Oliver Stone

 

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Hollywood film director promotes dialogues for a culture of peace.
Film Director Oliver Stone visits The University of Cambodia as part of the International Peace Foundation “Bridges: Dialogues Towards a Culture of Peace” presented the Asia Leadership Center of The University of Cambodia.
 
The Asia Leadership Center of the University of Cambodia invites the public to spend the afternoon and dialogue with Mr. Oliver Stone,  Film Director, as he speaks on the topic “Film-Making and Peace-Building”
 
As part of the ALC’s ongoing Eminent Leaders Lecture Series, “Bridges,” will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at the UC Conference Center on The University of Cambodia’s main campus in Phnom Penh. The lecture is free of charge and open to professionals, government officials, academics, professors, students and all others looking to learn more about different aspects of leadership and peace.
 
Mr. Stone is an American film director, screenwriter and producer whose work has earned him three Academy Awards (Oscars), namely for his movies Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July, and Midnight Express. Some of his most recent films include JFK, Natural Born Killers, Nixon, Alexander and World Trade Center. He has worked with actors such as Nicolas Cage, Tome Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie and Arnold Schwarzenegger. 
 
During the event, The University of Cambodia will bestow an Honorary Doctorate Degree on Mr. Oliver Stone for his lifetime achievement in the film industry.
 
The ALC is happy to host film director Oliver Stone as part of its Eminent Leaders Lecture Seriesas it strives to achieve its goal of promoting, encouraging and informing people about the many different aspects of leadership. The series intends to cover a variety of topics relating to leadership, including peace, development, democracy and more. Accompanied by other programs such as workshops and interactive conferences, it is just one of the ALC’s tools to perpetuate an understanding of leadership in today’s society.
 
For more about ALC’s Eminent Leaders Lecture Series and upcoming Bridges events  visit the ALC website at www.alc.uc.edu.kh or contact:
 
Mr. Bandol Lim – Director of ALC and Bridges Coordinator in Cambodia
Phone: (855-23) 993-274; (855-89) 810-288
Fax: (855-23) 993-284
 

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