DOWNEY - Tickets are now on sale for the 2011 travel film series featured at Downey High School.Tickets are $10 (no refunds or exchanges) to attend the in-person narrated films, which include an intermission with light refreshments. Films are approximately 1 1/2 to 2-hours in length and are appropriate for all ages 10 and up. Films are shown in the D. Mark Morris Hall at Downey High. Tickets may be purchased at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center. Upcoming films include: •"Japanland - A Year in Search of WA" (Jan. 30) hosted by National Geographic explorer Karin Muller. The film details Muller's exploration of Japan's ancient cultural heritage and its modern ways. •"Backroads & Byways of America" (Feb. 13) by Don and Fran Van Polen. The film takes viewers across the USA from Washington state to Boston. •"Italian Lakes Adventure" (March 13) hosted by Stan Walsh. The film details the magical scenery of Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda and the Alps. •"East African Safari" (April 17) hosted by award-winning cinematographer, writer and director Rick Ray. The travel film reveals a glimpse of gorillas trekking, and elephants and giraffes traversing in the wilds of Nairobi.
********** Published: January 6, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 38