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In conversation with George Clooney

MUMBAI: In a special public session to be held during the Dubai International Film Festival titled “In Conversation with George Clooney,” the renowned Hollywood star will offer insights into his life and work.

DIFF programmer and film critic Sheila Whitaker will speak with Clooney before a live audience, after which the floor will be open for questions from the public.



Clooney’s career has been long and rich. He was born into a show business family- his father Nick was a television news journalist and anchor for many years in Chicago. He is the nephew of 1950’s actress and singer Rosemary Clooney and cousin of actor Miguel Ferrer (The Manchurian Candidate, Traffic).



Clooney first gained recognition for his role in the television hospital drama ER, then moved on to roles in Hollywood films like Three Kings (1999), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Ocean’s Eleven (2001).



Clooney has been to Dubai in 2005, he starred in Syriana, which was filmed in the Emirate. In the same year he directed, produced and starred in his Oscar-nominated Good Night, and Good Luck. He was the first person in Oscar history to be nominated for directing one movie and acting in another in the same year, winning the award for Syriana.



“In Conversation with Georgea Clooney” will take place on 9 December in the Souk Madinat Jumeirah theatre.

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