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Sunday, October 16 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
There's Something About Farrelly: A Conversation with Bobby Farrelly

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While some comedy writers do their best to avoid scatological, profane, and 13-year-old-boy humor, Bobby Farrelly has trademarked it and elevated it to an art form. With his brother Peter, Bobby has spent over twenty years redefining broad comedy and giving millions of people a reason to laugh and groan with delight. With cult favorites like Dumb and Dumber, There’s Something About Mary, Shallow Hal, and Me, Myself & Irene under his belt, Bobby will discuss his career, his take on comedy, and when, if ever, to draw that line. So double up on hair gel and head on over. According to the map, it’s only four inches away.

Moderators
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John Merriman

Moderator; actor Mustang Island, You Hurt My Feelings
John Merriman is an award winning filmmaker and actor. He starred in the New York Times Critic's Pick YOU HURT MY FEELINGS, the LA Film Fest winning feature GRETCHEN, and the indie comedies PICTURES OF SUPERHEROES and CINEMA SIX. He also acted in the acclaimed Sundance film PIT STOP and the SXSW award winner LOVES HER GUN. Together with Kerri Lendo, he wrote, directed, and acted in the short films MODERN MAN and SLEEP STUDY which won the... Read More →

Panelists
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Bobby Farrelly

co-writer Dumb & Dumber; co-writer/director There’s Something About Mary, Me Myself & Irene, Shallow Hal, Stuck on You, Dumb and Dumber To
Recognized worldwide for their distinct comedic sensibility, Bobby Farrelly and his brother Peter have garnered notable and global commercial success with their heartfelt and raucously funny films. Bobby made his directorial debut in 1994 with the film Dumb & Dumber. A commercial success, Dumb & Dumber went on to gross over $246 million worldwide and launched Jim Carrey’s career. Building off the overwhelming response to the... Read More →

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Sunday October 16, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Ballroom

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