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Collin Hosts Auteur Film Series


February 23, 2005 - Collin County Community College District (“Collin”) presents its continuing Auteur Film Series for 2005. The next film will be the film “Rabbit-Proof Fence,” screened at 7 p.m., Monday, March 7 in room C104 on the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Following the film, there will be a brief panel discussion between faculty and members of the audience.  The film is free and open to the public.

This 2002 film tells the story of a young, Australian aboriginal girl who, in 1931, leads her sister and cousin on an escape from an internment camp, set up as part of an official government policy to train them as domestic workers for white society. The film is directed by Australian Phillip Noyce, who also directed the 1989 boating thriller “Dead Calm.”

For more information, contact Carolyn Perry at 972.881.5140.

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