'Rocky' Producer Irwin Winkler to Speak at Harvard

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Irwin Winkler

The veteran filmmaker will take part today in a discussion about the politics of film at the Kennedy School of Government.

Producer, director Irwin Winkler will speak today at the Harvard Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass.

Winker is scheduled to take part in a conversation on “The Politics of Film: Between Imagination and Industry.”

Brandon Terry, assistant professor of African and African American Studies and Social Studies, is moderating the discussion.

The Oscar-winning producer of Rocky, Winkler has also produced such movies as Raging Bull, Goodfellas, The Right Stuff, Creed and Martin Scorsese’s upcoming Silence and has directed such films as De-Lovely and Home of the Brave.