Selected Community Events
Texas Independent Film Festival
Memorial Student Center, Texas A&M, College Station, TX
Texas Independent Film Festival, a showcase of independent cinema from Texas and around the world will take place April 5-6 starting at 1pm both days at the Memorial Student Center. Festival Guests CW's The Arrow star Paul Blackthorn, Australian Photographer Mister Basquali and Producer Cameron Fletcher will be holding Panels and Q&A that coincide with the screening of their film, This American Journey. Animator and Internet star Rodrigio Huerta aka "El Cid" will be holding workshop. Find out more info and purchase tickets online at www.txfilmfest.com.
Cassandra Hanks, Director of Texas Independent Film Festival 2014
2014 Presidents Day Event
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
9 a.m. to noon, Genealogy Workshop: Exploring President Bush as a Guide to Your Family Research. Do you even wonder who your ancestors were, or if you might be related to someone famous such as a former president? Join us for a free genealogy program designed specifically for novices to this increasingly popular pastime.
1-4 p.m., An Afternoon of Presidential Fun. Our Presidents Day event continues in the afternoon with fun for the whole family. The Mount Rushmore presidents will be welcoming visitors and posing for pictures. Crafts and activities for children will take place in the classroom, and local celebrities will be reading presidential books to children. Refreshments will be served and admission to the event is free.
5:30 - 8:00 p.m., "41" Film Screening. The first documentary to tell George Herbert Walker Bush's story in his own words, "41" is a rare, intimate glimpse at the life and times of the 41st President of the United States. Hailed as one of the most experienced politicians ever to achieve the presidency, George Bush shares anecdotes from his childhood, family, service in World War II and political career. Writer and film director Jeffrey Roth will introduce the film and discuss the time he spent with the former president. DVD sale, signing, and reception will follow.
Register online at bushlibrary.eventbrite.com or for more information call (979) 691-4014 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tracy Paine, 979-691-4014. email@example.com