to the ElderQuest Film Series
is a film-based, facilitator-led series of film viewings based on the themes of
elders on a quest; from men and women aging issues to late-life romance and
Tuesday, November 17
John Gilbert Reese Center
1209 University Drive
Free and open to senior citizens throughout Central Ohio
Includes popcorn and a raffle
film being presented and discussed is "The Three Burials of Melquiades
Estrada." The director and star is Tommy Lee Jones, who plays Pete
Perkins, a hard-working small cattle operator, that hires Melquiades Estrada,
an illegal Mexican immigrant to work as a cowboy. Taking place in a small
border town of poverty that proves to be a hard land for men and a
heartbreaking one for women, Pete takes justice into his own hands after a
confrontation with a Border Patrol agent and the local sheriff.
Beverly Vogeley and Cathy Adamescue will serve as discussion facilitators. Both
are longtime members of LLI and members of the LLI Steering Committee.
Hosted by the Lifelong Learning Institute at COTC
citizens, over 60 years old, that reside in Licking County who have an interest
in joining the LLI will receive their LLI membership fee at half price, thanks
to the Licking County Senior Citizen Levy funding.
For information and details
about attending the film-study introduction or joining the Lifelong Learning
Institute, please contact Vicki Maple, phone 740-364-9565, email VMaple@COTC.edu.