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Matthew McConaughey to teach college film class

The course will be on 'Free State of Jones'

(Murray Close)

Matthew McConaughey could be your film professor. This fall, the Oscar winner will be teaching a class about his recent film Free State of Jones at his alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin. The University announced McConaughey’s return Thursday with a Facebook post.

The course will be a behind the scenes study of Free State of Jones and McConaughey will co-teach the class with the film’s director, Gary Ross (The Hunger Games). The teaching will consist of pre-recorded videos of the pair, although McConaughey will make at least one in-person appearance, and university lecturer Scott Rice on site. The San-Antonio Express News reports that McConaughey also taught a class last spring, but students had to sign a non-disclosure agreement since the film hadn’t come out yet.

The class will be taught to 30 lucky juniors and seniors. No word yet if Prof. McConaughey will be awarding A grades or “Alright, alright, alrights.”

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