Special Hollywood Movie Screening:  "First Generation"


Printable poster
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Date: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Midland College Carrasco Room (Scharbauer Student Center, next to Bookstore)

Meal: Pizza Lunch will be provided
Cost: FREE

The movie chronicles the experiences of four current day high school students as they prepare to become the first in their families to attend college. The documentary illustrates some of the challenges a first generation student might face and emphasizes the importance of one's seeking assistance with his or her college goals.

Students, parents, and staff of Midland College's Upward Bound program will be in attendance, along with other first generation families and community stakeholders. The film directors, from Los Angeles, will also be present to answer questions and further discuss the film.

Website Resource: http://firstgenerationfilm.com/

For more information:
Pervis D. Evans, Upward Bound Director
Midland College, 3600 N. Garfield PB #5, Midland, TX 79705
(432) 686-4221