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KUAR's Ben Fry Joins Speakers At "Lights! Camera! Arkansas!" Seminar

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KUAR General Manager Ben Fry will be among the speakers on Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Old State House Museum's "Lights! Camera! Arkansas" seminar. The day-long seminar will explore Arkansas's connection with the film and television industry, presented in coordination with the museums "Lights! Camera! Arkansas! exhibit.

Fry will speak at 10 a.m. on Broncho Billy Anderson, the Arkansas native who became the motion picture business's first cowboy star and an important pioneer in film production. Other speakers include Stephen Koch of KUAR's Arkansongs, who will talk about musicians in Arkansas films. Here is the full schedule of events:

9:00 Welcome & Intro
9:15 Suzanne McCray - Arkansas Women in Film
10:00 Ben Fry - Broncho Billy Anderson
10:45 Break
11:00 Showing of "The Accountant"
11:45 Robert Cochran - Marginal Heroes
12:30 Break
12:45 Stephen Koch - Musicians in Arkansas Films
1:30 Philip Martin - Arkansas in the Rise of Regional Southern Cinema
2:15 Closing

RSVP is required. Please email georganne@arkansasheritage.org or call 501-324-9685 today to reserve your seat to this free event.

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