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11th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival to be Presented Virtually, February 12-26, 2021 – Free and Open to the Public

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The RVA Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 11th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films. Many films are hosted by like-minded organizations. Two films are of particular interest to youth: "Microplastic Madness" and "Frozen Obsession."
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Aloha Wanderwell Baker Film Makes 2020 LOC National Film Registry Cut

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Library of Congress has just announced its annual list of 25 films selected to be preserved in the National Film Registry's vault. And, Richard Diamond, trustee, Richard Diamond Trust, is excited to share that "With Car and Camera Around the World" made the cut.

Gallospole and TARAC WIPPP, Award Winners At 2020 International Film Festivals

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gallospole and TARAC WIPPP (tey - rak - wip) have won distinguished awards at international film festivals throughout the year 2020. This chair conspiracy propagated by the political satirist, Gallospole, has been recognized as the Best Trailer at the Direct Monthly Online Film Festival.

Aaron Ozee Considers Eight Figure Acquisition Offer for Regulus Literary Empire

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790), and revered director of the "Regulus" movie, has received an eight-figure acquisition offer from a private investment group for the literary empire constructed around his infamous rat king character.

CortoCircuito Virtual Cinema Presents Short Films from Spain, Latin America, The Colombian Pacific and Latinos from the US Under the Theme...

NEW YORK, N.Y. and CALI, Columbia, Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 17th edition of CortoCircuito New York and the 6th edition of Cali open their virtual screening room CortoCircuito: Home Edition November 10-13, 2020, presenting award-winning short films from international festivals and continuing its mission of promoting emerging talent from the regions it represents.
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Controversial Music Video on Racism in US Causes Stir: Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of "Hambone Says," the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.

The 9th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York goes Virtual

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The importance of maintaining healthy social distancing and stopping the spread of COVID-19, Dominican Film Festival in New York City (DFFNYC) will hold its ninth edition online, October 20-30, 2020. These challenging circumstances have not prevented the festival from continuing to be the largest and most impressive film festival outside the borders of the Dominican Republic.
Wildomar Movie Ranch and Sussman-Hoyt PROductions

Wildomar Movie Ranch and Sussman-Hoyt PROductions Bring Major Film Productions to The Inland Empire

WILDOMAR, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SAG Production comes to Wildomar! Surprisingly, in the midst of a pandemic when most businesses are operating in limited capacities or closed altogether, Wildomar Movie Ranch continues to develop partnerships with film producers to bring projects to the Inland Empire., Sussman-Hoyt PROductions announced.
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Film Companies and Producers in L.A. Struggling to Find Solution to Social Distancing for Craft Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Good Heart Catering in Los Angeles is excited to welcome back those slowly returning to offices and film productions in Los Angeles.

PRINDIE Presents its 6th Annual Film Festival – VIRTUALLY!

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In light of the unprecedented events of 2020, PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival will hold its first all-virtual film festival, open this year to all film-lovers in United States. Running from Thursday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, the 13th, the festival features 37 short films. This year's film lineup focuses on issues surrounding immigration, mental health, youth, and cultural diversity / Black Lives Matter.
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Transforming Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences
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Mysterious Pandemic breaks out in psych thriller movie ‘Face Of Evil’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Awarded psychological thriller/horror film "Face Of Evil" (F.O.E.), produced by V-Movie Productions, turns out prophetic and realistic once again. Topical for the latest mass shootings afflicting our country, the movie is hot again for the recent pandemic outbreak of Corona Virus afflicting the world. A killer soundtrack wraps up the picture.

Aaron Ozee Launches Regulus Movie Using Amazon Prime During Pandemic

CHICAGO, Ill., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has officially launched the Regulus movie on Amazon Prime entertaining families on COVID-19 "lockdown."

Aaron Ozee Entertains Families On COVID-19 Lockdown Debuting His ‘Regulus’ Movie Early

CHICAGO, Ill., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has chosen to debut the Regulus movie, ahead of the July 25, 2020 release date, for a limited duration to entertain those who have been subjected to lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conch Shell Productions and Milton G. Bassin PAC Announce 2nd Annual Hear Her Call Caribbean-American Women’s Theater Festival

QUEENS, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Conch Shell Productions - in collaboration with Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College - will present the second annual HEAR HER CALL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN WOMEN'S THEATER FESTIVAL 2020 Thursday March 5 - Saturday March 7, 2020.

Women and The Vote NYS Initiative Honors State Suffragists

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women and the Vote NYS announces that a new initiative, timed to coincide with the 19th Amendment Centennial, is being launched to develop a mobile-friendly online database with interactive map of gravesites across New York State of the suffragists who worked tirelessly to bring about women's right to vote.

Aaron Ozee Prepares ‘Regulus’ Movie Global Release After Wrapping Production

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, the author of the bestselling children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has announced the development of the Regulus movie has wrapped two months ahead of schedule. Bizarros Studio, the animation group responsible for having purchased the "Regulus" film rights, coordinated production on the Regulus movie from their official headquarters located in the city of Bogota, Columbia.
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Red Carpet World Premiere in L.A.: ‘Gray Is The New Blonde’ Documentary Jan. 23, 2020

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Producer/Director Victoria Marie of "Gray is The New Blonde," an award-winning and inspiring documentary about the outdated views and attitudes towards women with gray hair has perfectly captured the current zeitgeist of women worldwide owning their beautiful gray hair. The movie, which has already won 3 awards, will have its world premiere on Jan. 23, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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Kimball Entertainment merges with K-Star PR to better serve clients in entertainment, film and TV production

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kimball Entertainment is a full-service Entertainment Co. based in Beverly Hills, California. Founder Keri Ann Kimball has found a unique way to bring her relationships and assets to this multidimensional company by integrating a strategic coaching team in house at Kimball Entertainment.

Christian Film Producers Target Audiences in Digital Spaces

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror," a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, takes a hard look at how America and the West have not been very involved in the global persecution of Christians. The producers say they're creating a social media marketing plan for this indie film that interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Aaron Ozee Secures Agreement with Production Studio Filming ‘Regulus’ Movie

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aaron Ozee, the author of bestselling children's book, "Regulus" (ISBN: 9781387010790), has sold the production rights from his notable creation to a prominent stop-motion animation studio that will adapt "Regulus" into an unorthodox theatrical feature.
Composer Artie Kane

‘Music to My Years’ – Legendary Film and TV Composer Artie Kane Wins Reader’s Favorite Award

VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Music to My Years, Life and Love Between the Notes" (ISBN: 978-0983655039) by film and TV composer and conductor Artie Kane won the 2019 Readers' Favorite Gold Medal in the Non-Fiction and Music/Entertainment category at the annual Reader's Favorite awards held on November 23, 2019 at the Regency Hotel Miami.

First Faith and Family Film Musical ‘A Week Away’ to Release In 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Producers Steve Barnett, Gabriel Vasquez, and Alan Powell, and Executive Producer Corby Pons, announce the start of principal photography on the inspiring original musical "A WEEK AWAY" scheduled for nationwide theatrical release in 2020.
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Marina del Rey Film Festival: Inspirational Short Film, ‘Camp Kennebec: The History’ to screen October 22

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Marina del Rey Film Festival will hold a public screening of the new Broad Street Studios documentary short film, "Camp Kennebec: The History" on Tuesday, October 22 at 12 p.m. at the Cinemark 18 Howard Hughes Center, Los Angeles. Tickets are available through the Festival's website.

NYC Dancers Step Together in Short Musical Film to Encourage Our Youth to Speak Out!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 3 cords & a hook studios announces "Youthful Faces," bringing together some of NYC's best dancers, including: Matt Wiercinski (Broadway: "Anastasia" - Ensemble/Prince Siegfried) and Kathryn Zimmer (Broadway: "Matilda The Musical"), to encourage and become a catalyst for our younger generation to speak up and speak out to illuminate the future they want to see.

‘Blair Witch Project’ 20th Anniversary Screening Planned for Oct. 18 in Maryland

FREDERICK, Md., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, announces its participation with Eduardo Sanchez, co-director of the "The Blair Witch Project," to bring his critically-acclaimed motion picture back to the big screen for one night in a special 20th anniversary screening, on October 18, in Frederick, Maryland, at the Weinberg Center for the Arts.
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Sussman-Hoyt Productions offers filmmakers one-stop-shop production options and acres for filming at Wildomar Movie Ranch

WILDOMAR, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The wait is over! The official launch of the newly formed Sussman-Hoyt Productions, Inc. is finally here. This includes the premiere of its nearby Wildomar Movie Ranch. Specialty entertainment services are taken to the next level in the infotainment and edutainment categories.
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‘GENERATION Z’ Web Series Takes on Mental Health Issues Modern Young Adults are Battling

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Generation Z" focuses on mental health issues that young adults are currently battling. Created by and about Gen Z the series follows 5 teenagers in a therapy support group; these 5 diverse characters deal with different mental health issues and individual struggles. The show is executive produced by health brand HealthGenYZ.

North Texas Premiere of Cancer Documentary Series July 20 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA Ch. 8/ABC

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will debut its documentary series, "Journey of Hope," Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA - TV Channel 8 to showcase the inspiring stories of North Texans and their battles against cancer.

Latina Actress and Activist Yubo Fernandez Exposes Mental Health and Defeats Hidden Abuse in The Industry, Off Broadway This Summer

MANHATTAN, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yubo Fernandez was a sponsored child from the Dominican Republic by a U.S. school; now she's an awarded actress, producer, director, activist and entrepreneur, presenting her third play in Off Broadway NYC. "Late for Martinis" is part of the Summer Play Celebration at the Manhattan Repertory Theater this July 18, 20 and 21, 2019 in Manhattan.

FlexClip Announces Integration with Stock Media Providers to Make Video Creation a Breeze

HONG KONG, May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FlexClip, the easy and free online video maker from PearlMountain Limited, empowers everyone to create engaging videos. Today the company announced that they have integrated millions of stock media choices and introduced a whole new GUI, further enhancing the user experience.

Documentary Debut Recounts Stories of Religious Persecution, Courage and Hope

WASHINGTON D.C., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror: Stories of Courage and Faith in the Face of Persecution From Syria, Iraq, India, Sudan and Egypt" will premiere Monday, June 10 at the Miracle Theatre in Washington D.C. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Joshuacord, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is honored to share with the community this one-of-a-kind film that reveals the intense suffering of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Star-Studded Digital Film Festival Returns to South Beach

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 5th season of the Miami Web Fest and the Veteran Film Awards takes place May 2-5, 2019 at the Fillmore Miami Beach. The first of its kind in the state of Florida, this event showcases the best digital series from over 30 countries and also highlights the work of veterans. It is designed to allow the general public to see independently produced shows before television networks discover them.
FACE OF EVIL movie, now on HULU

Thriller-Horror Film ‘Face Of Evil’ now finally on HULU and Killer Electronic Soundtrack Streaming Everywhere

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Breaking News! War vet shoots in the crowd with no apparent reason, while a mysterious epidemic is raging across the country!" It may sound like another news headline, but it's awarded psychological thriller/horror feature film "FACE OF EVIL," from V-Movie Productions, now distributed by Gravitas on HULU.

‘Nollywood Meets Hollywood’ Producer of ‘One Night in Vegas,’ Koby Maxwell, is back!

LAUREL, Md., Feb. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Veteran Nollywood filmmaker Koby Maxwell of KM Productions has crossed over to the U.S. market with a slick new offering in the Short Horror and Psychological Thriller space: "The Wrong One."

Friday the 13th original stars reunite in new indie horror project, ’13 Fanboy’!

NOGAL, N.M., Oct. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Friday the 13th" has a passionate fan base that has been waiting for almost a decade for another installment. With the lawsuit between Victor Miller and Sean Cunningham still not resolved a new film isn't likely for several more years, but Voorhees Films has a solution for your much-needed fix, "13 Fanboy."

Film Premiere in Tampa FL: Taking a Hard Look at Persecution Around the World, Christians in the U.S. Make Documentary

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror," a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, premieres Friday, September 28, 2018, at AMC West Shore 14 in Tampa at 6 p.m. Taking a hard look at how America and the West have been involved in the global persecution of Christians, this indie film interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
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July 4 Horror Movie Party: Infected Vet Shoots Among the Crowd in Thriller ‘Face Of Evil’ released by Gravitas

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Awarded feature film "Face Of Evil" (F.O.E.) is being released by Gravitas Ventures and is now available on Video On Demand and DVD, right on time for your July 4th party! "This psychological thriller horror is also very entertaining and grotesque, and it's ideal for your post-barbeque chilly-afternoon movie-time," says the film's writer/director Vito Dinatolo, of V-Movie.

New documentary film ‘The Empty Womb’ by Betsy Chasse features humanitarian artist Robbi Firestone

SANTA FE, N.M., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, "The Empty Womb," marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, "The Empty Womb" film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; "The Empty Womb" museum installation.

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival in Iowa Closing Film is ‘High & Outside : a baseball noir’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and DUBUQUE, Iowa, April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High and Outside, LLC announces "High & Outside : a baseball noir" film is the Closing film at the Julien International Film Festival in Dubuque, Iowa where "Field Of Dreams" was filmed. Moviemaker magazine named it "One of the 25 coolest film festivals in the World."

New England Film Series in April: Documentary on Plight of Ground Fishermen to be Screened in Maine

KITTERY, Maine, March 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maine residents will have an opportunity soon to witness the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, as seen through the eyes of a documentary filmmaker with a long record of acclaimed work. David Wittkower's "Dead in the Water" will be shown at four Maine community theaters in April.

Major Benefactor Helps Soon to Be Released Documentary on Christian Persecution, ‘Christians in the Mirror’

TAMPA, Fla., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patrick Carberry, founder Joshuacord Inc., has teamed up with In Altum Productions, film director Jordan Allott, and Paul Jallo, president, Jallo Oil Distributors' to produce a much-needed documentary that addresses the plight of Christian persecution in the Middle East and Africa. Joshuacord is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization developed to help people persecuted for their Christian faith.

SciFi, Comics, Inclusion, Oh My! Universal FanCon is First Large-Scale Event to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion of Fans and Fandom

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inaugural Universal FanCon is the first large-scale, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, fandom and true needs of those who love pop culture. This year's event will help benefit relevant causes, including Geek Club Books Charity for Autism. Coming to Baltimore, Maryland, April 27-29, 2018.

New Movie ‘RESOLUTION SONG’ sings into stores nationwide with SONY PICTURES and SMITH GLOBAL MEDIA Distribution

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Urbanstylz announced today that "Resolution Song" will be released nationwide. The film's underlying faith, family, and racial components will resonate with all communities. Directed by award-winning Film Director, Antonio James ("Trey," 2013), "Resolution Song" was acquired by Sony Pictures affiliate, Smith Global Media, in 2016 and will be released via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment division February 6, 2018.

DEAD IN THE WATER is a New Documentary Film on the ‘Relentless Destruction’ of Ground Fishing Industry

ROCKPORT, Mass., Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A documentary film dealing with the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, "Dead in the Water," produced and directed by Rockport native and professional filmmaker David Wittkower, will be screened for the first time in public in Rockport, Massachusetts on Nov. 18.
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‘High & Outside a baseball noir’ – Geoffrey Lewis’ last film gets North American Premiere at Austin Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Standard 17, LLC announces "High & Outside : a baseball noir," also nominated for Best Screenplay & Best Film at the prestigious 2017 Raindance Film Festival in London. The film premieres Oct. 27 & Nov. 1, 2017 at the Austin Film Festival. "High & Outside" is about an independent league baseball player, Phil Harding (Phil Donlon), who takes desperate measures to keep his imperiled big-league dream alive, which threatens to destroy his already fragile family.

New Documentary, ‘Love Beyond Reason,’ Sheds Light on Struggles of Families Facing Unexplained Death of a Child

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Sept. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation released a powerful new documentary, "Love Beyond Reason," that offers a snapshot of the unique challenges and unanswered questions that follow a sudden, unexpected and unexplained loss of a child.

Joshuacord 2017 Religious Freedom Run and Walk in advance of Christian Documentary Release

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President John F. Kennedy quoted the Irish statesman Edmund Burke when he said, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." Joshuacord, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is taking those words to heart by combatting a widespread and devastating form of evil - the ruthless persecution of faithful Christians - by holding the fifth annual Joshua 1:9 Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017, to bring awareness to the plight of persecuted Christians and raise money to support the persecuted church.

Actress Rayven Ferrell Lands Pivotal Career Role in New Tupac Film ‘All Eyez on Me’

ATLANTA, Ga., May 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symone, her favorite character on "The Cosby Show." Twenty-one years later and mom's intuition has proven true. The young aspiring actress has already landed a career defining role, playing Sekyiwa Shakur, the baby sister of rap icon Tupac Shakur, in the soon to be released blockbuster film, "All Eyez on Me.

Boston ‘Seeds of Freedom’ Film Premiere Event Presents Revolutionary Look at the Source of America’s Founding Principles

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cameron/Baxter Films announces the premiere of their film "Seeds of Freedom: A Vision for America" which is the inaugural event for the James Phinney Baxter Lecture Series at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, November 10 at the Central Library in Copley Square. The film is written, directed, and produced by Andrew Cameron Bailey and Connie Baxter Marlow of Cameron Baxter Films LLC.

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