Featured Session: Monkey Man: A Conversation with Director and Star Dev Patel

Mar 12, 2024

10:00am – 11:00am CT

In this exclusive conversation, Oscar nominee Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire, Lion) discusses his tour-de-force directing debut, Monkey Man, the jaw-dropping action thriller, based on his original story, about one man’s quest for vengeance against the corrupt leaders who murdered his mother and continue to systemically victimize the poor and powerless. Patel discusses his inspiration, motivation and perseverance in creating the film, which he also stars in and produces, and talks about the thrills and challenges of its 10+ year journey to securing a major theatrical release.

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Video On Demand for this event began on Tuesday, March 19th 2024 at 10:00am CT.

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