Marlee Matlin lost her hearing at a young age but nonetheless pursued an acting career and became highly successful, winning an Academy Award for her role in Children of a Lesser God. She continues to star in a number of films and television shows. Her autobiography, I’ll Scream Later, describes many challenges she has faced and how her perseverance helped her overcome obstacles.
The Sacramento Speakers Series is a subscription based lecture series that showcases contemporary insights from some of today's most influential figures in a candid and relaxed setting. Each event features "Ask the Speaker" following the speaker's formal remarks during which the speaker clarifies or amplifies previous remarks. Most speakers offer spontaneous and revealing information, which is often the most interesting portion of the evening.
Sold as a series only.
Leon Panetta - September 26, 2018
John Cleese- November 14, 2018
Ian Bremmer- January 16, 2019
Diane Keaton- February 20, 2019
Marlee Matlin- March 20, 2019
Dan Buettner - April 17, 2019