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Lee Daniels lecture at ETSU canceled

February 20th, 2014 10:39 am by Staff Report

Lee Daniels lecture at ETSU canceled

Lee Daniels (AP Photo)

A lecture by filmmaker Lee Daniels planned for Sunday evening at East Tennessee State University has been cancelled.

The booking agent for the acclaimed actor, director and producer notified the university that Daniels’ schedule has been changed due to studio obligations.

A semi-formal dance planned for Friday as part of ETSU’s “Weekend with Lee Daniels” has also been cancelled.

The three film screenings featuring Daniels’ work will go on as planned: “Precious” on Friday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m.; “Monster’s Ball” on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 3 p.m.; and “The Butler,” Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. Each free public film screening will be held in room 311 of the Sherrod Library and will be followed by a discussion.

For more information, call the Student Organization Resource Center at 439-6633 or Student Affairs at 439-4210.

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