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TimesTalks just welcomed Matt Damon & Gus Van Sant. TimesTalks events take place at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York City. For additional information or to purchase advance tickets, which are $30 for each interview plus service fees, please call: 1.888.NYT.1870 or visit www.TimesTalks.com.
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Damon's career was launched following the success of the film Good Will Hunting (1997) from a screenplay he co-wrote with friend Ben Affleck. The pair won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and a Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for their work. Damon has since starred in commercially successful films such as Saving Private Ryan (1998); the Ocean's trilogy; and the first three films in the Bourne series, while also gaining critical acclaim for his performances in dramas such as Syriana (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), and The Departed (2006). He garnered a Golden Globe nomination for portraying the title character in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in Invictus (2009).
Van Sant is a two time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director — for Good Will Hunting (1997) and Milk (2008), both of which were also nominated for Best Picture — and won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his film Elephant (2003).
For 13 years, TimesTalks events have been evoking intelligent and entertaining conversations among some of the world’s most engaging speakers. TimesTalks was created in 1998 to help enhance relationships with existing readers, who would be able to see and hear from the faces behind the bylines, and to introduce new readers to these talented journalists.
TimesTalks brings members of The Times’s prize-winning editing, reporting and writing staff together with today’s most celebrated talents and thinkers in thought-provoking and entertaining discussions. As wide-ranging and diverse as The Times and its readers throughout the world, TimesTalks has been designed to speak to many interests in a range of categories.
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Moderator Hugo Lindgren
Moderator Hugo Lindgren & Matt Damon