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Auteur Film Series Screens "84 Charing Cross Road"

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Auteur Film Series Screens "84 Charing Cross Road"

Sept. 28, 2016 –Collin College’s Auteur Film Series will screen “84 Charing Cross Road” at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10 at the college’s Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Based on a true story, the film revolves around business correspondence between an American writer and a London bookseller which evolves into a close friendship during the 1950s and 1960s.

The film is filled with rich examples of the 2016-2017 Auteur Film Series theme. Dubbed “Dear Movie Lover: The Power of the Letter in Film,” the series features films in which the role of letters is prominent.

All screenings are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before the film begins, and seating is limited. Some material may not be suitable for all audiences. Each film will be followed by a panel discussion led by Collin College faculty and staff.

For more information, including film ratings, visit www.collin.edu/academics/auteurfilms or contact Carolyn Perry at cperry@collin.edu. The Auteur Film Series is supported by the Communication and Humanities Division at Collin College.

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.