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Secrets Uncovered in Latest Auteur Film Screening

February 18, 2008 - The Collin College Auteur Film Series will screen "The Name of the Rose" at 7 p.m., Monday, March 3, under the theme of "Secrets, Deceptions and Epiphanies: Fruit from the Cinematic Tree of Knowledge."

The event is free and open to the public and will be held at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

As with all the screenings, "The Name of the Rose," will be followed by a panel discussion led by Collin College faculty and staff discussing the themes of the film.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and seating is limited. Some material may not be suitable for all audiences.

The year is 1327 when a mysterious death in an abbey takes place. Franciscan monk William of Baskerville is called in to investigate. More deaths take place and a secret is uncovered that the abbey seeks to keep hidden. The film is rated R and runs 130 minutes.

Education Through Film is a collaboration between the Auteur Film Series and the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement.

For more information about the Auteur Film Series, visit or contact Dr. Carolyn Perry at

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