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Author Visit

Orson Scott Card will be visiting Denton on Saturday, October 18th, 2008 to sign books and give a lecture on his work.

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2008
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: John Guyer High School Gymnasium, Denton, TX

Come hear the author of Ender’s Game speak about his work. Booksigning to follow.

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Julia Butterfly Hill speaking 2007 Denton Reads author Julia "Butterfly" Hill visited Denton on Sunday, April 22 (Earth Day). She dedicated a tree at the Emily Fowler Library, and discussed her book The Legacy of Luna. She graciously held a question/answer session, signed copies of her book, and conversed with Denton residents. Several local groups held booths at the event, including the "What's Your Tree?" project, Denton Recycles, and Barnes and Noble.

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Film Festival at the Denton Cinemark 14

What: City of Ember
When: Saturday, October 11, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Denton Cinemark 14
Cost: FREE! (donations will be graciously accepted)


For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers in a race against time much search Ember for clues that will unlock the ancient mystery of the city's existence, and help the citizens escape before the lights go out forever. Based on the novel by Jeanne DuPrau.

Rated PG.


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Film Schedule (throughout October)

Please click on "Click for synopsis" for a summary of each film. Please click on locations for contact information. Click here for a full film schedule, events calendar, and film synopses. Click here for an events calendar in PDF format.

Feature Films


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