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‘American Masters’ kicks off with ‘Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides’

The 25th season of PBS series American Masters will debut with the 90-minute film, Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides.
December 1, 2010

The 25th season of PBS series American Masters will debut with the 90-minute film, Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides. Airing nationally on January 12 and produced by THIRTEEN in association with WNET, The Dude Abides looks at the acting career of Bridges, including milestones such as 1971′s The Last Picture Show, 1998′s The Big Lebowski (where his iconic rule as ‘The Dude’ originated), and his Academy Award-winning role in Crazy Heart. For more on American Masters, see realscreen‘s article on its 25th anniversary.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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