THURSDAY, April 19 (Opening Night):
6pm: APOLLO 13
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage, putting the lives of the astronauts on board in jeopardy.
FRIDAY, April 20:
10 am: LAST MAN CLUB
A WWII veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross-country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice. Q&A following with anticipated guest Barry Corbin.
12pm: THE GROVE, TEXAS (Documentary)
In 1972, Moody Anderson bought a ghost town and brought it back to life. Nearly four decades later, Moody faces the heart-wrenching task of dismantling and selling his collection of Americana artifacts used in hundreds of films, from LONESOME DOVE, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, to the remake of TRUE GRIT.
2pm: THE SHOOTIST
John Wayne’s final film, in which he plays a legendary dying gunfighter who spends his final days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity. Q&A Following with Anita LaCava Swift, John Wayne's first grandchild.
4pm: MY ALL AMERICAN
Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading the Texas Longhorns to a championship season.
8:30pm: RADNEY FOSTER Concert
SATURDAY, April 21:
10 am: Walk of Fame Dedications (Jim Bynum, Dale Evans, Mike O’Daniel)
Following the "Walk of Fame" dedications Saturday, "Cowboy Bob Todd" will be featured at the Ellis County Museum at 11:00 amplaying his guitar and harmonica as he sings and recites his rendition of cowboy songs and poems. Also his CD, "Full Circle" will be on sale with all proceeds going to benefit the Ellis County Museum.
12pm: HONKY TONK HEAVEN
This documentary film tells the story of the lendendary Broken Spoke, a dancehall located in Austin, Texas. Owners James and Anetta White have kept the Texas dance tradition alive for 50 years despite major changes taking place all around them. Seen through the eyes of the White family, musicians who perform there, and dance hall patrons, the film documents the day to day struggle to keep the Spoke alive.
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the film's release. Q&A following with screenwriter Robert Knott. Additional special guests to be announced.
5pm: EVERY NIGHT’S A SATURDAY NIGHT (Documentary)
The life and times of Slaton, Texas native Bobby Keys, decades-long Sax player with The Rolling Stones, best friend to Keith Richards, and session player with John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Delaney & Bonnie, George Harrison, Dr. John, Joe Cocker, Harry Nilsson, Ian McLagan, Keith Moon, Etta James, Ronnie Wood, Sheryl Crow, Ringo Starr, Joe Ely, Warren Zevon, Billy Preston, Donovan, Marvin Gaye, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Carly Simon, Barbra Streisand, John Hiatt, Yoko Ono and B.B. King.
6:30pm: VIP tent opens (San Jacinto Day dinner, VIP Passes Required)
8:30pm: SPECIAL ACOUSTIC SONG SWAP WITH JOE ELY, JACK INGRAM AND WALT WILKINS
SUNDAY, April 22:
10am-1pm Sendoff Brunch (VIP Passes Required), Webb Gallery
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