CONWAY, Ark. -- The award-winning film "The Natural State of America," will open the 20th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.
Screenings of “The Natural State of America,” are scheduled for 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Malco Theater on 819 Central Ave. in Hot Springs. A panel discussion with some of the key cast members and the directors, writer, and animator, Gus Carlson, will follow the screening. The film was written and produced by Dr. Brian Campbell, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Central Arkansas, and directed by UCA film program alums Terrell Case, Timothy Wistrand and Corey Gattin.
“The directors and I are honored to be selected and highlighted by the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival because it is an influential, highly-esteemed festival and it will assist us in attracting attention to a serious concern of many people in the Ozarks and beyond,” Campbell said.