DOWNEY - The travelogue film series previously showcased at Downey High School has moved to the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center.Monday matinees still start at 2 p.m. but admission tickets have dropped to $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the senior center starting Dec. 14 or at the door on show days. The travelogues are full-length and in color, and feature live, in-person narration by the film producer. The film schedule appears below: Jan. 30 - Pony Express: Echo of Hoofbeats - Hal McClure's journey takes you to the American frontiers used by the Pony Express. Feb. 27 - Wings Across the Channel - From the Big Bands to the magnificent steamship S.S. Catalina, the Isle of Romance holds a special place in the lore of the Golden State. March 19 - Autumn Across America - Join Don and Fran Van Polen for their detailed journey filled with great landscapes, humorous stories and inspiring music as they take you across the United States. April 23 - Soul of India - the film visits familiar sites like the Taj Mahal, the palaces and forts of Rajasthan, the Himalayas, and the River Ganges, revealing the land of villages and inner cities, a country in which one-sixth of the earth's population resides. May 14 - South and Central America - Experience a journey from Chile to Peru, Galapagos, Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua with Marlin Darrah. For more information on the travelogue series, call (562) 904-7223.
********** Published: December 8, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 34