Burt Reynolds to Present at RKDS Film Festival
Burt Reynolds will present three films at the RKDS Film Festival next month
The RKDS Film Festival will be highlighting the south Georgia film industry. They hope to showcase talent and productions from south Georgia to help grow the industry in the area. Golden Globe winner and film icon Burt Reynolds will be in attendance all three days of the festival, presenting his films The Last Movie Star, Gator and Smokey and the Bandit. Actress Simone Griffeth will also be in attendance to present the 1973 film Sixteen, in which she was the star, as well as her recent film Untouched. Both were filmed in south Georgia.
Tickets vary in price from $10 to $150, and can be purchased here: http://www.rkdsfilmfest.com/
The RKDS schedule is as follows:
Thurs., July 12: 3:00 p.m.-- Burt Reynolds presentation from Mayor John Gayle, delivering the Key to the City and proclaiming Burt Reynolds Day. Media, city, county, state dignitaries and VIP TICKET HOLDERS will be in attendance. Mr. Reynolds will give a speech and talk to the media. Event will take place at Mathis City Auditorium Multi-Purpose Annex Room. Wine & cheese / meet & greet of actors, film-makers & guests Screening films will be shown on the large screen in the auditorium 5:00 p.m.-- Intro of Feature Film Actors / Directors 5:00 p.m.-- Feature Film Celeste 7:00 p.m.-- Intro of Feature Film Todd Vittum / Burt Reynolds 7:30 p.m.-- Feature Film Smokey And The Bandit 9:15 p.m.-- Introduction of Feature Film Actors / Directors 9:30 p.m.-- Feature Film Sixteen Fri., July 13: 12:45 p.m.-- Special showing short Potter's Ground 1:00 p.m.-- Feature Film Dismal 3:45 p.m.-- Encore Special showing short film Potter's Ground 4:00 p.m.-- Feature Film Savage 7:00 p.m.-- Introduction of Film by Todd Vittum / Burt Reynolds 7:30 p.m.-- Feature Film Gator 9:00 p.m.-- Introduction of Music Video for Spook Bridge 9:30 p.m.-- Feature Film Spook Bridge 11:00 p.m.-- End of night two Sat., July 14: 12:30 p.m.-- Feature Film Brother's Keeper 3:00 p.m.-- Introduction of Producers / Director 3:30 p.m.-- World Premiere Documentary 11 Days and a Wake Up - The Chosen Few 7:00 p.m.-- Introduction of Film Todd Vittum / Burt Reynolds 7:30 p.m.-- Feature Film The Last Movie Star 9:00 p.m.-- Introduction of Feature Film Actors / Director 9:30 p.m.-- Feature Film Untouched 11:00 p.m.-- End of Festival