To Be An American - a Documentary @ Buckman Bridge Unitarian Universalist Church, Jacksonville [20 March]

To Be An American - a Documentary

18:30 - 20:30

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Buckman Bridge Unitarian Universalist Church
8447 Manresa Ave, Jacksonville, Florida 32244
If you missed previous screenings of TO BE AN AMERICAN in JACKSONVILLE, Florida, then please accept the invitation of the First Coast Freethought Society on Monday, March 20, 2017 to watch TO BE AN AMERICAN!

WHAT: “TO BE AN AMERICAN” — An internationally-acclaimed documentary to be shown, free, at FCFS March meeting.

WHO: Film created by Ken Hurley, edited by Bridget Green, as told by Americans.

WHEN: Monday, March 20, 2017, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:00).

WHERE: BUCKMAN BRIDGE UNITARIAN CHURCH, 8447 Manresa Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32244. (From the I-295 Roosevelt exit, go north to the first traffic light, Collins Rd. Turn right. Go 400 ft. The church driveway will be on your right.)

MOVIE DESCRIPTION: Explore the American identity, «What should it mean… TO BE AN AMERICAN?» Ken traveled from Florida to Alaska, from Maine to Hawaii, asking this question to people in all 50 states, getting hundreds of amazing interviews. No one knew the question before appearing on camera. The result is a newsworthy, informative, provocative, entertaining, 73-minute documentary that explores our American challenges, problems, hopes, dreams, and aspirations. This is an American story, told by Americans.

«TO BE AN AMERICAN» was shown in London, England in February under the Best Feature Documentary category at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema. And you can see this full-length documentary film absolutely free at the March 20 meeting of the First Coast Freethought Society! For more info and to view trailer:


MEET THE FILM CREATOR: Ken Hurley is the Director of Civication, Inc., a 501©(3), nonprofit, charitable, educational organization dedicated to promoting civic learning and civil responsibility. He is a long-time friend and member of the First Coast Freethought Society and one of its most popular presenters.
Ken enjoys the freedom to pursue effective positive differences in the lives of others. Ken created and hosted a public-interest television show entitled, Civil Discourse, where controversial issues are discussed in a civil manner. Ken also was the Executive Producer and head writer for a unique television program titled, ACCESS News, where public-policy issues are discussed in American Sign Language, English, and captioned.
Ken recently completed a 100,000-mile Capitals Tour where he went to each state capital and points of interest in-between, to interview and film responses to his provocative question, “What should it mean to be an American?” The surprising results became an internationally-acclaimed feature length documentary titled, TO BE AN AMERICAN. Ken still enjoys traveling with a purpose!

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