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Director Penelope Spheeris at Emory University Saturday

By Shelia Poole

Film fans, it's not to late to hear director Penelope Spheeris at Emory University .

You probably know her as the director of the cult classics “Wayne’s World” and “Dudes.”

Her visit is part of Emory's growing film program. Spheeris has been in town as part of the series of events sponsored by Emory’s Department of Film and Media Studies and the Center for Creativity and the Arts. She has several programs scheduled on Saturday.

All events are free and open to the public.

Read more about her visit here.

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Shelia Poole has worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for more than two decades.