August 28, 2008
AARP’s Life@50+ Event Attendees Get Early Look at Feature Films Before Release to General Public at the ‘Movies For Grownups’ Film Festival
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP The Magazine is bringing its "Movies for Grownups" Film Festival to Washington, D.C. on Sept. 4-6, 2008. As part of AARP's annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo, attendees can check out great feature films, some of which are yet to be released to the general public.
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WHO: AARP The Magazine will host the ever-popular "Movies for Grownups" Film Festival at AARP's 50th Anniversary celebration, Life@50+ Event and Expo in Washington, D.C. Those who attend the festivities will have the opportunity to view several feature films that resonate with the 50+ audience.
Scheduled to Appear: Actor Greg Kinnear and director Marc Abraham from Flash of Genius --- Q&A with both to accompany movie screening--- Young@Heart chorus group
--- Q&A with director Stephen Walker and members of the group to follow movie screening---
WHAT: AARP members and attendees will have the opportunity to view the following critically acclaimed films:
-- Flash of Genius (early preview) -- Appaloosa (early preview)-- The Darjeeling Limited -- Young@Heart -- Caring for Your Parents-- Picking up the Pieces
Cast lineups feature some of the biggest stars in Hollywood including Alan Alda, Ed Harris, Renee Zellweger, Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Irons, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Bill Murray, and Anjelica Huston
WHEN: "Movies for Grownups" Film Festival Schedule Thursday, September 4th 12:30 p.m. -- 1:30 p.m.: Film festival kick-off; Q&A with surprise special guest 1:45 p.m. -- 3:45 p.m.: Flash of Genius Friday, September 5th 9:30 a.m. -- 11:30 a.m.: Young at Heart, 12:00 p.m. -- 2:00 p.m.: The Darjeeling Limited 2:30 p.m. -- 4:30 p.m.: Picking Up the Pieces Saturday, September 6th 1:00 p.m. -- 3:00 p.m.: Caring for Your Parents 3:30 p.m. -- 5:30 p.m.: Appaloosa WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC 20001
CONTACT: Michelle Alvarez of AARP, +1-202-434-2555, [email protected]
Web site: http://www.aarp.org/