On Friday, October 12th, UCSB Arts & Lectures presents a special screening of the acclaimed new crime drama, Eastern Promises, in UCSB’s Campbell Hall. Director David Cronenberg will be on hand in person to introduce the film and, later in the evening, with screenwriter Steve Knight, will participate in an on-stage conversation facilitated by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s creative director, Roger Durling, followed by questions from the audience. The film, set amongst the Russian-immigrant underworld of London, England, stars Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts. Showtime is 730pm. For tickets and more information, call (805) 893-3535 or artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu.