The San Joaquin Film Society, in association with the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library, celebrated the National Endowment for the Arts' THE BIG READ with Cinema and Literacy Day: The power of storytelling through film and reading.
Featured were: the Spotlight Film presentation of director Ken Annakin's classic cinematic adaptation of Jack London's "The Call of the Wild" starring starring Charlton Heston; a special screening of Wes Anderson's internationally-celebrated adaptation of Roald Dahl's "Fantastic Mr. Fox" featuring the voice talents of George Clooney and Meryl Streep; "Short Stories on Film", an unforgettable short films collection featuring vivid, contemplative, and riveting folktales and original stories; and the global phenomenon "1000 Journals", with the presence of international director, Andrea Kreuzhage, our guest artist.
Saturday, May 1, 2010 Stockton Empire Theatreon the Miracle Mile
1825 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95204
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Cinema and Literacy Day was funded in part by:
• National Endowment for the Arts
Library and Literacy Foundation of San Joaquin County
Friends of the Stockton Public Library