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The Big Screen: Talking ‘Hellion’ With Kat Candler

by Stephen Becker 26 Jun 2014 8:20 AM

This week, we talk to Kat Candler about how teaching film students makes her a better director and about working with Aaron Paul fresh off of Breaking Bad.


BigScreen_logoSMALLIn the new movie Hellion, a teenage boy reacts to the sudden loss of his mother by acting out and rebelling against his dad, played by Aaron Paul. The film was written and directed by Kat Candler, who also teaches at UT-Austin. This week, we talk to Candler about how teaching makes her a better filmmaker.

Hellion opens at the Texas Theatre on Friday, and you can ask Candler all about her movie during a Q&A following the 7 p.m. screening

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