El Dorado Film Festival and the South Arkansas Arts Center will be hosting a screening and DVD release party of Kim Swink’s beautiful film, Valley Inn, on Friday, December 11th. Tickets for the event are $20. To make a reservation call the SAAC box office at 870-862-5474.

6:00PM • Reception & Silent Auction (with cool props from the film) in the Gallery and Live Music in the Callaway Theater by Arkansas musicians Jeff Coleman, Mandy McBryde, Bonnie Montgomery & Amy Garland Angel

7:30PM • Viewing of “Valley Inn” followed by Q & A with director Kim Swink

About the Film: valley inn
When a big city college girl named Emily moves south for a summer job selling Christian books, she arrives in rural Northwest Arkansas surrounded by unfamiliar people and places. In typical southern custom, she is embraced by the comical group of characters that make up the town as they prepare for the biggest event of the year, Rodeo of the Ozarks. After a series of misadventures, Emily discovers what it really means to follow your heart. Run time 119 min.

Joey Lauren Adams (Dazed and Confused, Big Daddy, Chasing Amy)
David Lansbury (Scent of a Woman, The Hurricane)
Natalie Canerday (Sling Blade, October Sky, Walk the Line)
Colley Bailey (Madison County, Donner Pass)