KUED, Film Society Hold Launch Event for Great American Read

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 6:00pm


KUED and the Salt Lake Film Society will hold a launch event  for the upcoming PBS series, The Great American Read, Tuesday, September 4 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Broadway Centre Cinemas. 

A special screening of the kick-off episode of the series exploring the power, passion, and joy of reading will be shown at 7:00 p.m.  The series features reflections from everyday American as well as notables on America’s 100 best-loved novels chosen by the public. Viewers can vote for their favorite novel at kued.org/greatamericanread. 

At 6:00 p.m. on September 4 before the screening, attendees will be able to meet two local authors, Stephen Trimble and Michelle Tago-Tu’itupou, learn about KUED’s “Book Club in a Box” project, and network with other book lovers. The public reception will feature light refreshments and a book exchange. Anyone bringing a book will receive a book by Trimble or Tago-Tu’itupou.  

RSVPs are required. Please email ldurham@kued.org.

The series airs Tuesday nights at 7:00 beginning September 11 on KUED. The book voted America's favorite novel will be unveiled in the last episode on October 23.

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