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february, 2020

tue11feb7:00 pmCommunity First: A Home for the HomelessSOUTHERN CIRCUIT TOUR OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS Showtimes: 7:00 p.m.

Time

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm CST

Location

Bologna Performing Arts Center, Delta and Pine Land Theatre

1003 W. Sunflower Road, Cleveland, MS 38733

Showtimes

7:00 p.m.

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Event Details

Synopsis: A feature documentary about a unique community transforming the lives of homeless people in Austin, TX.

Community First! Village is a 51-acre master planned community that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for men and women coming out of chronic homelessness. A development of Mobile Loaves & Fishes, this transformative residential program exists to love and serve our neighbors who have been living on the streets, while also empowering the surrounding community into a lifestyle of service with the homeless. Free Admission!

Part of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Free Admission. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts, a regional arts organization, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.


Traveling with the film: Director – Layton Blaylock

Layton Blaylock is an award winning filmmaker, director, director of photography, and a founding partner of Inferno Films. His feature documentary “Art From the Streets” was accepted at over 30 film festivals around the world garnering 10 awards including 5 for Best Documentary. “Art From the Streets” was another passion project about an art program for homeless people. The plight of the homeless is a subject near and dear to Layton’s heart. With “Community First, A Home for the Homeless”, he hopes to make a real impact on the lives of homeless people by getting them off the streets, allowing them to heal and become productive which in turn helps our cities and our nation.
Mr. Blaylock has worked on a wide range of documentaries, feature films, TV shows, and informational films over his 40 year career as a cinematographer, director, and producer. He is a graduate of The University of Texas with a degree in Radio-TV-Film and resides in Austin, TX.
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