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‘Son Of Rambow’ Is Next Installment Of Auteur Series

October 6, 2009 – Collin College’s Auteur Film Series screens another movie about the movies with its upcoming showing of Son of Rambow.

The free screening is at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

This year’s theme is “Meta-Cinema: Movies About The Movies,” films where filmmaking itself plays a central role in the film.

Son of Rambow is about a friendship between two boys in 1980s England. Will is a member of a strict religious sect and has never seen a movie. He is exposed to Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo: First Blood, by delinquent and troublemaker Lee. Inspired, Will and Lee bond over making a home movie titled Son of Rambow.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Some material may not be suitable for all audiences. The film is rated PG-13 and runs 96 minutes. The screening is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion led by Collin College faculty and staff.

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

For more information, visit or contact Dr. Carolyn Perry at

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