Friday, February 03, 2006

February 3 Press Release: for immediate distribution

Lubbock, Texas: Brokeback Mountain Event

The Lubbock Film Society and Lubbock Interfaith Fellowship for Equality invite the public to attend “The View from Brokeback Mountain,” an evening of discussion about this important new film.

The event will be held on Saturday, February 18, at 7:00 p.m. at
the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts located at 511 Avenue K. Admission is free.

Panelists for the program are William Kerns, A-J entertainment editor and film critic for KLLL Radio (96.3FM); James Eppler, film critic for KQBR 99.5 FM and on-line critic for the Lubbock Film Society; Chris Caddel, local film maker; Kathryn Boren, pastor of St. John’s United Methodist Church; Duane Simolke, author of The Acorn Stories and film critic for

The panel will critique all aspects of the film, and there will be time for audience participation.

It is suggested that attendees see the movie ahead of time and, if desired, wear Brokeback Mountain western attire to the event.

Based on a short story by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain was recently selected as Best Picture at the Golden Globes, and has received 8 Academy Awards nominations. Film lovers, don’t miss this exciting evening.