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Auteur Film Series Ends With Big Night

Auteur Film Series Ends With Big Night

May 10, 2006 - The public is welcome to attend the final installment of Collin County Community College District's 2005-06 Auteur Film Series, Food for Thought.

The final film featured will be "Big Night," which chronicles two Italian immigrant brothers who open an authentic Italian restaurant. After learning Louis Prima, renowned Italian entertainer, would visit their establishment, the brothers plan a feast to end all feasts.

The film will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 24, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and seating is limited. The screening is free and open to the public.

The film is 107 minutes and is rated R. Following the movie, a panel discussion led by several Collin faculty and staff will be held. For more information about the Auteur Film Series, contact Collin Humanities and Philosophy Chair Carolyn Perry at 972.881.5140 or e-mail her at

Collin County Community College District serves more than 40,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. In addition, Collin, the only public college or university in the county, is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.