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AARP’s Life@50+ Event Attendees Get Early Look at Feature Films Before Release to General Public at the ‘Movies For Grownups’ Film Festival

August 28, 2008

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  

AARP

CONTACT: Michelle Alvarez of AARP, +1-202-434-2555, malvarez@aarp.org

Web site: http://www.aarp.org/




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