Turner Theatre Opens with Cinematic Celebration


Elon University and the School of Communications officially opened Turner Theatre, the school’s new 220-seat movie theater, on Dec. 8 with a cinematic celebration recognizing the work of Laith Majali ’05. To read the university’s full news release, click here.

During his opening remarks at the afternoon premiere for invited guests and members of the School of Communications community, Communications Dean Paul Parsons expressed immense pride that the first film to officially grace the theater’s screen was “Theeb,” an Oscar-nominated work co-produced by Majali. Prior to the screening, the school presented Majali with its Outstanding Alumni Award.


Invited guests, faculty, staff and students gather in Snow Family Grand Atrium before Turner Theatre’s grand opening.


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