UMR Fall 2005 Free Film Festival to feature several acclaimed movies

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On August 26, 2005

Beginning with Million Dollar Baby on Tuesday, Aug. 30, this season’s University of Missouri-Rolla Free Film Festival will showcase 13 critically acclaimed feature films and documentaries.

The films are free and open to the public. The movies will be shown at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays in Leach Theatre of UMR’s Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla, Mo., with the exception of Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room on Oct. 25, and The Story of the Weeping Camel on Nov. 1, which will be screened in Miles Auditorium of the UMR Mechanical Engineering Building.

The Fall 2005 UMR Free Film Festival includes the following motion pictures:

Million Dollar Baby, Aug. 30

Sideways, Sept. 6

Hotel Rwanda, Sept. 13

What the Bleep Do We Know, Sept. 20

Born into Brothels, Sept. 27

Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, Oct. 4

Italian for Beginners, Oct. 11

The Sea Inside, Oct. 18

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Oct. 25

The Story of the Weeping Camel, Nov. 1

The Cameraman, Nov. 15

Crash, Nov. 29

Brazilogy World Premiere, Dec. 6, a documentary by Dr. James Bogan, Curators’ Teaching Professor of art history and film at UMR.

The Cameraman, a silent film, will include piano accompaniment by Chris Brown, a graduate student in information science and technology from Niles, Mich.

The UMR Film Festival is supported by the Missouri Arts Council; the UMR College of Arts and Sciences; the UMR Campus Performing Arts Series; the UMR division of student affairs; the UMR civil, architectural and environmental engineering department; UMR’s Curtis Wilson Library and the UMR department of arts, languages and philosophy.

For more information about the Fall 2005 UMR Free Film Festival call (573) 341-4185.

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