Challenges of Storytelling: ESPN’s “Nature Boy” Ric Flair and Other Sports Stars

When March 27, 2018, 6:00 PM
Where Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th Street
Speaker(s) Rory Karpf, Emmy Award-Winning Documentary Film Director
Registration Details & Deadlines Registration requested
Cost $0.00
Who is Invited General Public, UNC Charlotte campus community
Parking Details

Validated parking is available for up to two hours at the 7th Street Station Parking Deck (between E.6th and E. 7th streets and College Street and the light rail tracks. Please bring your parking ticket to the event for validation.

Two-hour complimentary parking is available in the 7th Street Station parking deck (225 E 6th St, between 6th and 7th streets). Please bring your parking ticket to the museum for validation

The 2018 Levine Lecture, part of the Storytellers series of events created by UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South, will focus in part on how documentarian Rory Karpf crafted a nuanced portrait of the outlandish professional wrestling legend and long-time Charlottean, Ric Flair. Karpf’s talk will address the challenge of capturing Flair’s questionable lifestyle decisions and treatment of women without condoning these choices, resulting in a documentary described as “incredible,” “captivating,” and “triumphant.”


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