Make plans to join the Arkansas Cinema Society for their first event of 2020, a screening of “Love Them First” with co-director Ben Garvin. It is presented in conjunction with the Clinton School of Public Service.
“Love Them First: Lessons from Lucy Laney Elementary” follows the determination of a charismatic north Minneapolis elementary school principal, Mauri Friestleben, as she sets out to undo history.
But when the school encounters a heartbreaking setback, Friestleben confronts the true measure of student success. It’s a story of inspiration, heartbreak, perseverance and the power of love.
Date: January 11, 2020
Location: CALS Ron Robinson Theatre
Time: Screening at 5:30pm with panel discussion after the movie moderated by State Senator Joyce Elliott
Filmmaker Guest: Co-director Ben Garvin