YESTERDAY'S TOWNS

HOWDY, MY NAME IS BILL STRONG, I'LL BE YOUR "24 HOUR MAN", ROUTING YOU INTO THE PAST TO SEE WHAT THE CIRCUS WAS IN DAYS GONE BY. IF YOU'RE LIKE ME, AND MISS WHAT IT USED TO BE, THEN COME ON ALONG AS WE GO DOWN THE ROAD FOLLOWING THE ARROWS BACKWARDS, TO "YESTERDAY'S TOWNS"! IF YOU HAVE CIRCUS RELATED PICTURES YOU WOULD LIKE POSTED, SEND THEM TO,,,,yesterday1@verizon.net,,,,AND WE WILL TRY TO FIT THEM IN. "24 HOUR MAN" WILL HAVE THE FINAL DECISION ON POSTING.

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Location: GIBSONTON, FLORIDA, United States

Three years at CWM made me a real traditionalist, and I keep remembering Bob Parkinson saying, "I want the people to see what the circus used to be, not what it is today. That's what this site is about!

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

~DOCUMENTARY SCREENING IN DENVER LAST SUNDAY~

I realize this is a little after the fact, but I just recieved it myself, David said it's their first viewing on a big screen, & went well.


FYI Community Calendar

"Rain Falls from Earth: Surviving Cambodia's Darkest Hour" and "Finale"

May 3, 2009
1:30 a.m. -4:30 a.m.
Starz Film Center
900 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204
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Admission: Free

"RAIN FALLS FROM EARTH: SURVIVING CAMBODIA'S DARKEST HOUR" AND "FINALE" HIGHLIGHT EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING

Denver, CO., April 6, 2009 – Rain Falls from Earth: Surviving Cambodia's Darkest Hour and Finale will screen at the Starz FilmCenter, Sunday, May 3rd, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. Doors open at 1:30pm. Rain Falls from Earth begins at 2:00pm. Finale begins at 4:00pm. Tickets are free. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. A reception and filmmaker Q&A will immediately follow at Old Chicago, 1415 Market Street, Denver, CO 80202.

Rain Falls from Earth is a story of courage, a story of survival and a story of eventual triumph over the Communist regime that was responsible for the deaths of over 2 million people. The voices of many Cambodians are heard as they convey their thoughts, ideas and emotions-the very things they were forced to abandon in the "killing fields" of Cambodia. Narrated by Academy Award nominated actor, Sam Waterston, this film gives a voice to those whose lives were senselessly lost.

Sam Waterston received both Oscar® and Golden Globe nominations for his portrayal of reporter Sydney Schanberg in the acclaimed movie, The Killing Fields. Mr. Waterston is also known for his role as District Attorney, Jack McCoy on the hit NBC series, Law & Order, where he has received 3 Emmy nominations for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series.

"FINALE"
Take a tour under the Big Top with Trudy Strong, aerial artist, tiger trainer and 50-year circus veteran in Finale. This colorful yet tender documentary combines dramatic historical footage and personal recollections to capture five generations of American circus history in one remarkable family. From the challenges of life on the road to the deep rewards of befriending a family of tigers, Trudy's story sheds new light on the hearts, minds and souls behind the face paint and sequins. A rare opportunity for viewers young and old to see the circus through new eyes.
Please visit www.rainfallsfromearth.com and www.twostrongproductions.com for more information about the films.
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CONTACTS: Steve McClure Kyle Kruger
303-883-5875 303-717-9477
stevemcclure@comcast.net krugerkyle@hotmail.com

Denise Strong
720-394-9727
denise@twostrongproductions.com


Sponsored by Denver Film Society

Phone: 303-883-5875
E-mail: kyle@rainfallsfromearth.com


http://www.rainfallsfromearth.com


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2 Comments:

Anonymous Mr Lee said...

Bill and Trudy , you both must be very very proud parents, I'm very happy for you. Can't wait for the entire project to be shown

5/06/2009 9:45 PM  
Blogger Down the Road by Jim said...

This must be the film you mentioned way back when --- SUPER -- a reel ( sorry ) real circus film from real circus people --- I bet there aren't a lot of films that qualify under that heading ! congratulations --- looking forward to seeing it Jim

5/07/2009 10:18 AM  

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