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Lois Weber Film Festival
Date: 11/9/2013 3:00 PM
Cost: One day ticket: $8 or $6 with library card. Two-day pass: $12, or $10 with library card

Catch a great movie at Grand Prairie's Lois Weber Film Festival honoring successful women film directors. The event, sponsored by the Grand Prairie Public Library System, is at the Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 
7:30 p.m. - Red, with Fort Worth director Channing Godfrey Peoples
speaking afterwards

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 
3 p.m., Meek’s Cutoff.
5:30 p.m. Service: When women come marching home.
7 p.m., Dallas director Julia Dyer receives the Lois Weber Award. Her movie The Playroom will be shown. Reception to meet the director to follow.

A one day ticket is $8. A 2-day pass is $12. Show your library card for a $2 discount! Tickets are sold at the Uptown Theater ticket window, 120 E. Main St.

For more information, call 972-237-5700.

Lois Weber Film Festival 2013 ad

The Grand Prairie Main Library is the site of the Lois Weber Collection, a circulating collection of motion pictures, shorts and documentaries directed by women. The Collection debuted in 2009, with 160 titles. A recent expansion to the collection has brought the total to more than 400 titles. The collection includes historical films from directors like Lois Weber and Dorothy Arzner, as well as modern directors like Nancy Meyers and Kathryn Bigelow.