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Special Premiere Preview Screening: 'Why Is Mona Lisa Smiling? The Re-imagination of the Corporation'

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Simon Hall, 1
Simon Hall, St. Louis, MO 63105

Join the WashU Alumni Association and Power of Arts & Sciences for a look at the current state of the modern corporation and a glimpse of what the future might hold for these organizations. The evening begins with a special premiere preview screening of Why Is Mona Lisa Smiling? The Re-imagination of the Corporation, a documentary film produced by Arts & Sciences alumnus Brad Siegel, AB ’79. The film is co-produced by Brand New World Studios and FORTUNE Media.

A seasoned entertainment executive with substantial experience in the TV industry, Siegel serves as executive producer of Brand New World Studios. He has developed and produced more than 200 feature and documentary films that have garnered over 100 Emmy, Golden Globe, Peabody, SAG and NAACP Image Awards.

Arts & Sciences faculty members Steve Fazzari, the Bert A. and Jeanette L. Lynch Distinguished Professor of Economics and Professor of Sociology, and Bill Wallace, the Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History, both appear in the film as commentators.

Event Schedule

6:30 p.m.       Doors open, dessert reception
7 p.m.            Welcome and film preview screening
8:35 p.m.       Panel discussion

After the film screening, our panelists will discuss the film and explore topics related to the future of business.

The panel includes:

  • Moderator: Adia Harvey Wingfield, Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences and Vice Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity
  • Joanna Durr, director of Why Is Mona Lisa Smiling? and executive director of the business film division at Brand New World Studios
  • Steven Fazzari, Bert A. and Jeanette L. Lynch Distinguished Professor of Economics and Professor of Sociology, Arts & Sciences
  • Brad Siegel, AB ’79, executive producer of Why Is Mona Lisa Smiling? and Brand New World Studios
  • William Wallace, Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History, Arts & Sciences

A reception will precede the film preview screening, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Please register for this free event.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Schools

Arts & Sciences

Topic

Business & Entrepreneurship

Website

https://wustl.advancementform.com/eve...

Event Contact

Beth Doores | ejdoores@wustl.edu

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