Little Women and Fleabag won feature film and TV honors, respectively, at the 32nd annual USC Libraries Scripter Awards on Saturday night (1/25) at the Doheny Memorial Library on the USC campus in Los Angeles. The Scripter Awards recognize the year’s most accomplished adaptation of the written word for the screen, including feature film and television adaptations.
In her welcoming remarks, USC Libraries Dean Catherine Quinlan noted that the Scripter Awards uniquely honor both the adapting screenwriters and the authors of the original source material. “Our celebrating both sets of writers speaks to what great libraries do,” she said. “We honor the past, make it accessible and relevant, even as we make possible the creativity and discoveries that will define the future.”
In the film category, the winners were 19th-century author Louisa May Alcott and screenwriter Greta Gerwig, who adapted Alcott’s novel “Little Women” for More