FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 21, 2013
Contact: Kim Jondahl
BISMARCK — The public is invited to attend a free showing of JFK by Oliver Stone, on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at the North Dakota Heritage Center lobby in Bismarck. Clay Jenkinson, the Dakota Institute director, will provide a brief introduction to the film. This is the final movie of the JFK Friday Film Festival sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation. The films relate to John F. Kennedy, and are being offered as a prelude to The Kennedy Legacy symposium on Nov. 5-7.
JFK is a 1991 American political thriller film directed by Oliver Stone with an R-rating. This controversial film examines the events leading to the assassination of President John Kennedy and alleged subsequent cover-up through the eyes of former New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison, played by Kevin Costner. The movie won two Academy Awards.
For more information, contact Communications & Education Director Kimberly Jondahl, State Historical Society of North Dakota, at 701.328.1476.
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