Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor, director, producer, writer, and co-teacher at the University of Texas at Austin, where he co-teaches "Advanced Producing: Script to Screen". He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused , before going on to appear in the slasher film Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation , the legal thriller A Time to Kill , the comedy film Larger than Life , Steven Spielberg's historical drama Amistad , the science fiction drama Contact , the comedy EDtv , and the war film U-571 .
Richard Stuart Linklater is an American filmmaker and actor. Linklater is mostly known for his realistic and natural humanist films which revolve mainly around suburban culture and the effects of the passage of time. Some notable films of his include the observational comedy film Slacker ; the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused ; the romantic drama film trilogy Before Sunrise , Before Sunset , and Before Midnight ; the music-themed comedy School of Rock ; and the rotoscope animated films Waking Life and A Scanner Darkly .
Gabriel James Byrne is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's Royal Court Theatre in 1979. Byrne's screen debut came in the Irish soap opera The Riordans and the spin-off show Bracken.
I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.Georgia O'Keeffe
A nation may be born in a day, but the great truths which make for the glory and uplift of the race only through long ages permeate and control humanity. We must have the divine patience and understand the divine mathematics of a thousand years as one day.David Josiah Brewer