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The F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival Hosts the First Annual Community Film Festival In the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center

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Filmmaker Booker T. Mattison, and Authors Brenda Jackson and Harold Michael Harvey Will Host During the Festival Events

The F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival is presenting the first community film festival at the Bethune-Cookman University Performing Arts Center (698 International Speedway Blvd. Daytona Beach, FL.) Thursday, January 12th at 6:30 P.M. The festival weekend events will include: F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival Author Meet and Greet, author showcase, MLK Scholarship Awards Celebration with special guest speaker, Dr. Jamal Bryant, and the Annual Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast. Film festival tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster; free student admission with proof of student ID. See event details below:

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Community Film Festival

Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center (698 International Speedway Blvd.)

6:30 P.M.

Tickets: $12.00 (FREE Student Admission with ID)

Friday, January 13, 2017

Author Meet and Greet

Midtown Cultural and Education Center (925 George W. Engram Blvd.)

7:00 P.M.

Tickets: $ 25.00

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Author Showcase

Midtown Cultural and Education Center (925 George W. Engram Blvd.)

9:45 A.M.

Tickets: $3.00

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Scholarship Awards Celebration

Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center (698 International Speedway Blvd.)

VIP reception 4:30 P.M.

General Admission 5:30 P.M.

VIP Donation: $50.00

General Donation: $35.00

Monday, January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast

7:30 A.M.

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church (580 George W. Engram Blvd.)

For more information and ticket purchases, contact freshbookfestivals@gmail.com or call Kim Brown-Crawford, 386-871-9597.

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About Bethune Cookman University:

Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit www.cookman.edu.