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Actress Natalie Canerday To Emcee 13th Annual George Lindsey Una Film Festival Awards Show

Mar. 04, 2010

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

"Sling Blade" and "October Sky" star Natalie Canerday will emcee the 13th Annual George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Awards Show. The show will be held Saturday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Guillot University Center Banquet Halls on the campus of the University of North Alabama. The annual awards show honors the best among the films screened during the four-day festival. This year, the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival is pleased to be giving Golden Lion awards to screenplays for the first time. Following the Awards Show is an After Party hosted by Cypress Moon Studio in Sheffield. The Awards Show ticket covers admission to both events, and is $15 plus tax and handling, and $10 plus tax and handling for UNA students. A separate After Party Only ticket is also available for $10 plus tax and handling. Tickets may be purchased at www.lindseyfilmfest.com, at Coffee-ol-ogy in the Florence Lauderdale Public Library, and at the UNA Bookstore. Remaining tickets will also be available at the door. The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival is one of the few film festivals hosted by a university. The event was founded in 1998 in part by UNA alumnus and celebrated actor and entertainer George Lindsey. Lindsey's own film career has included several important roles, including the character Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show." For more information on the 2010 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival, visit www.lindseyfilmfest.com, or contact the festival staff at lindseyfilmfest@una.edu or 256-765-4592.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/