Film Tour

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SOCIAL STUDIES CONFERENCE HELD IN BOSTON

The National Council for Social Studies conference held in Boston MA is my first chance to test the market. “Children of the Civil Rights” documentary film meets 9th and 11th grade national curriculum requirements so I want to connect with teachers across the country. The film is not yet complete but I travel with Ayanna …

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“THIS IS BETTER THAN SELMA!” EXCLAIMS LIBRARY PATRON

My parents, Bill & Sue Clifford are a constant. They are rock solid supporters and number one fans helping me get the word out about “Children of the Civil Rights” documentary film. Together, we attended screenings at three different Oklahoma City libraries where I tested the library market. After seeing the film, one woman said …

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EXHIBITING AT THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO

I drive down to San Francisco to be an exhibitor at the American Library Association conference. Immediately after setting up the booth, I met up with friends and we went to the oprah, “Marriage of Figaro”. What fun! I had one day in between setting up the booth and greeting librarians from all across the …

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EXHIBITING AT THE NAACP CONFERENCE AND A QUICK TRIP TO THE PHILADELPHIA OF MUSEUM OF ART

I travel to Philadelphia to attend the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People conference as an exhibitor. Making connections with the NAACP members in preparation for CHILDREN OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS documentary film’s national release at year end is my number one goal. The location for the booth is great; you can see …

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SCREENING CHILDREN OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS AT THE PICKFORD FILM CENTER’S DOCTOBER FILM FEST

The very next day after giving our presentation to social studies teachers all across Oklahoma, I fly home in time to attend the final screening Sunday, October 25th, at the Pickford Film Center. Co-producer Bob Ridgley presents with me and it’s so much fun! His sister Lola and his niece Alice arrive from Tacoma and …

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SPECIAL DONORS / PLANNING NEXT SCREENING IN HOME TOWN OF ARDMORE OKLAHOMA

Travel can get expensive so I do my best in keeping cost low by staying with friends and family when I can. A special THANK YOU to long time friend and film supporter Dee Anne Ayles. And yes, that dinner was as delicious as it looks! Dee is an outstanding cook!   I also want …

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OKLAHOMA CITY’S MUSEUM OF ART FILM HOUSE FEATURES CHILDREN OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS

Saturday, March 19, 2016, my parents and I bundle ourselves up, step out into that Oklahoma wind and head downtown Oklahoma City. Ayanna Najuma, one of the original sit-inners joins us. We are screening Children of the Civil Rights documentary film right in the heart of where many of the sit-ins took place. It was …

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IN NEW ORLEANS EXHIBITING AT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE

Between film screenings in St. Cloud Minnesota, my sister Mary and I walk through beautiful parks down by the Mississippi river. Saturday night, Dad joins us and we watched a wonderful musical that Mary’s friend choreographed.   The trip goes by fast. It’s already time for me to leave.   The next leg of the …

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