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Program Details*

Title

Friday Night Movie

Description

House of Games

Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright David Mamet wrote & directed this film about a best-selling woman psychiatrist whose patient says he's going to kill himself because he has a huge gambling debt. She offers to help him & confronts the men. But she becomes fascinated by what they do and offers to pay them to teach her their tricks. That decision drastically changes her life. Learn about schemes like the fleur & the short con. Mamet is famous for writing about smart people and deep psychological subjects.

Rated R for language. Runtime: 1 hr 37 min plus interviews.

Presenter’s Name

Robert Finnegan

Presenter’s Bio

Bob Finnegan is an avid film buff with an impressive collection of documentaries and information on a wide range of topics. Favorites include illusions, animals, disasters, and especially movies and moviemaking, behind-the-scenes footage, and movie-star insights.

*Note: The information above is a draft provided by the presenter and may be different in the HalloweeM Program Booklet.

Date Time

Friday, October 29th at 9 PM US/CDT

Location

Birch

Note: The time & location listed in our PAAG supersedes the time & location listed here, if different. The hotel layout for HalloweeM can be found here.

Deadlines

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  • Registration - Join the fun at WeeM. Register at the door if you haven’t preregistered. The deadline for online registration was October 15th.
  • Excursion - The sign-up deadline for the Excursions was Monday, October 18th.
  • Vendor space - The deadline to submit the contract was October 20th.
  • Lodging - The deadline set by the hotel for the WeeM rate was October 14th.
  • Volunteer Now! Get involved and become a star. We have a great WeeM every year due to the many of you who sign up to help out for a few hours or more. Double your chance of winning the $50 Amazon Gift Card and other cash prizes by signing up before Wednesday, October 27th.
  • Room and/or Ride Sharing - Let us help match you up with another attendee who is also interested in sharing a room or ride by submitting your information by Sunday, October 24th.
  • Speaker/Tournament Submissions - The deadline to submit your proposal for a program or tournament for WeeM was Wednesday, September 15th.

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