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On Story

The People v. OJ Simpson: A Conversation with Scott Alexander

It was the verdict heard around the world, one that has continued to haunt and divide our country's collective conscience. In this episode, Scott Alexander, a master of dramatizing true life events, discusses developing and writing the award-winning series The People v. O.J. Simpson, one of the most notorious American crime stories for the screen.

Monday, July 23 at 9:30 pm on 12.1


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  • Friday, July 27 at 2:30 pm on 12.1

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Austin Film Festival's ON STORY is a half-hour series that gives a behind the scenes look at the creative process of the country's most beloved movies and TV shows. The show is a mash-up of footage of screenwriter and filmmakers discussing their craft and films. Each episode is thematically paired with one or two short films, with an introduction from the film's writer or director.LA Times film critic Kenneth Turan says: ON STORY is film school in a box, a lifetime's worth of filmmaking knowledge squeezed into half-hour packages.