Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show Two Films about Bandelier National Monument in Winter Film Festival
Contact: John Stoudt, 315.568.2991 ext. 3004
Seneca Falls, NY - Women's Rights National Historical Park will continue its second annual Winter Film Festival by showing two films about Bandelier National Monumenton Friday, November 9, and Saturday, November 10, 2012.
Bandelier National Monument: Sky Island captures the compelling beauty of the Pajarito Plateau from tree-covered mountain peaks to the fertile lowlands along the Rio Grande River. Located in northern New Mexico, Bandelier National Monument preserves mountains, canyons, and mesas and a rich variety of plant and animal life. The running time for Bandelier National Monument: Sky Island is 26 minutes.
A short film, Bandelier National Monument: This Place Knows Us, will be shown as well. The running time for Bandelier National Monument: This Place Knows Us is 12 minutes.
Women's Rights National Historical Park commemorates and preserves the sites associated with the First Women's Rights Convention, which was held in 1848 in Seneca Falls. "We are proud to be part of the National Park system, and we invite everyone to join us in enjoying these two films about Bandelier National Monument ," said Superintendent Tammy Duchesne. "The Winter Film Festival is a fun way to learn about our national parks," added Superintendent Duchesne.
All film showings will occur at 12:00 Noon on Fridays and Saturdays at the Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center, located at 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls. All film showings will be free of charge. The Winter Film Festival films are intended for a general audience. Because film lengths vary, visitors are encouraged to call if they are interested in a particular showing.
For more information, please call (315) 568-0024. You can also follow the park's social media sites for Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS) to learn more about our upcoming programs. You can also learn about the park's latest activities by reading its most recent newsletter: http://www.nps.gov/wori/parknews/upload/WORI-Newsletter-Vol-1-No-4-Fall-2012-FINAL.pdf.
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