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SARA to offer free film about SA River July 19
FLORESVILLE -- The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) will offer a free screening Friday, July 19, at 6 p.m. of a documentary about the San Antonio River in Wilson County. The 70-minute movie, “Sustaining and Enriching Life in South Texas: The Story of the San Antonio River,” will be shown free of charge in the Wilson County Show Barn on S.H. 97 in Floresville. Refreshments will be provided. The film was developed by SARA and produced by Thompson Marketing and Ten-Eighty Productions.
Moviegoers can enter a drawing for prizes, including gift certificates from area restaurants.
The film features interviews with Wilson County Judge Marvin Quinney, Wilson County historians Gene Maeckel and Maurine Liles; several members of SARA’s board of directors, including John Flieller, Gaylon Oehlke, Sally Buchanan, Terry Baiamonte, and Roberto Rodriguez; and many more.
Aerial photography, including footage from a robotic helicopter, takes viewers to vantage points of the river never seen before.
“This engaging film covers the history and environmental issues associated with the San Antonio River,” said Suzanne Scott, SARA’s general manager. “While the footage will open some eyes as to the vast region the river flows through, viewers will also see the natural beauty of the river and learn about the challenges facing the watershed and how SARA and others are working to ensure the river’s future sustainability.”
View a trailer of the film at http://sa-riverfilm.com. A screening will take place in Goliad County in the coming months. Details will be released at a later date.
For more about SARA, visit www.sara-tx.org.
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