The inaugural American Presidents Film & Literary Festival
will take place October 4-7, 2018 in Fremont, Ohio.
The highlight of the festival will be a keynote speech by Kirk Ellis,
screenwriter for the HBO series John Adams.
Children's author Connie Remlinger Trounstine will share her work,
Fingerprints on the Table: The Story of the White House Treaty Table.
Two community reads will take place for the festival.
For adults, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
by Eric Foner is the book selected.
For teens, the graphic novel The Gettysburg
Address: A Graphic Adaptation
by Jonathan Hennessey will be the community read.
Both books will be available through Birchard Public Library of Sandusky County.
Other activities include a Local Authors event, talks by staff of the
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, lantern tours of the
Presidential Library grounds, celebrity reads,
and film and writing contests.
Writing contests, one for critical essays on films about a president or the presidency
are available for children, teens and adults.
A poetry writing contest for children, teens and adults is also being held,
for poems on a president or the presidency.
For information on the writing contests visit the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival site.
For more information on the festival check their web page or Facebook page.