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 Film, literary contest winners in American Presidents Film & Literary Festival announced

2019-10-09T13:33:41-04:00

Oct. 6, 2019 Kristina Smith Marketing Committee chairman American Presidents Film & Literary Festival Fremont, OH 43420 800-998-7737, ext. 217 ksmith@rbhayes.org FREMONT – Original films about President John F. Kennedy’s last speech and little-known Civil War regiments made up of injured soldiers were named the winners of the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival Awards. The winners in each category were: Best Feature Film: “JFK: The Last Speech” Best Short Film: “The Invalid Corps” People’s Choice: “JFK: The Last Speech” Best Production: “The Invalid Corps” The winners were announced on Saturday, Oct. 5, during the Champagne Film & Literary Awards Ceremony [...]

 Film, literary contest winners in American Presidents Film & Literary Festival announced2019-10-09T13:33:41-04:00

Miniseries featuring women who served eight presidents to be shown at film, literary festival

2019-09-26T17:20:35-04:00

Kristina Smith Marketing Committee chairman American Presidents Film & Literary Festival Fremont, OH 43420 800-998-7737, ext. 217 ksmith@rbhayes.org FREMONT – Free screenings of a mini-series that follows two women who served eight presidents will be shown Friday, Oct. 4, and Saturday, Oct. 5, at Birchard Library during the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival. “Backstairs at the White House” will be shown in four parts: Part 1 – 9:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Oct. 4 Part 2 – 1 – 2:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 Part 3 – 4:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 Part 4 – 3:45 – 5:30 p.m. Saturday, [...]

Miniseries featuring women who served eight presidents to be shown at film, literary festival2019-09-26T17:20:35-04:00

Tour Spiegel Grove by lantern light and “meet” living history presenters

2019-09-23T09:31:59-04:00

Sept. 19, 2019 Kristina Smith Marketing Committee chairman American Presidents Film & Literary Festival Fremont, OH 43420 800-998-7737, ext. 217 ksmith@rbhayes.org   FREMONT, Ohio – Walk the grounds of the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums by lantern light and “meet” two first ladies and two daughters of presidents on Friday, Oct. 4, during the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and in conjunction with the Haye Presidential’s “Women of Spiegel Grove” exhibit, this year, the presenters are featuring women with a connection to the presidency. The costumed presenters will portray First Lady Lucy [...]

Tour Spiegel Grove by lantern light and “meet” living history presenters2019-09-23T09:31:59-04:00

Find President Hayes’ birthday president during escape room geared toward teens

2019-09-23T09:30:59-04:00

Sept. 19, 2019 Kristina Smith Marketing Committee chairman American Presidents Film & Literary Festival Fremont, OH 43420 800-998-7737, ext. 217 ksmith@rbhayes.org FREMONT, Ohio – It’s President Rutherford B. Hayes’ birthday, and First Lady Lucy Hayes has hidden his present. Rutherford has 30 minutes to find it, and he needs your help. Lucy left clues inspired by the presidential history Rutherford knows and loves, along with a few surprises. With the president busy in meetings all day, it is up to your team to uncover the clues and find this hidden, precious gift. This is the premise of the escape room experience [...]

Find President Hayes’ birthday president during escape room geared toward teens2019-09-23T09:30:59-04:00

Former White House Chef to teach cooking class in historic Hayes Home during film, literary festival

2019-09-23T09:29:30-04:00

FREMONT, Ohio – Learn to cook food fit for a president during a cooking class with a former White House chef in the historic Hayes Home on Saturday, Oct. 5, during the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival. Former White House Chef John Moeller, who prepared cuisine for three presidents, will share his secrets for creating dishes for presidential dining from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Participants can choose one of the two sessions. During the class in the Hayes Home kitchen, participants will make a soup, entree and dessert relating to food that has been served in [...]

Former White House Chef to teach cooking class in historic Hayes Home during film, literary festival2019-09-23T09:29:30-04:00

Documentary about JFK’s last speech shown at film, literary fest

2019-09-19T09:40:26-04:00

Poet Robert Frost looks at the congressional medal after it was presented to him March 26, 1962, by President John F. Kennedy at a White House ceremony. The award was for his contribution to American letters. The white-haired poet, who is celebrating his 88th birthday, remarked, "This is a great, great, great thing." In the background, from left, are Sen. Leverett Saltonstall, R-MA; Interior Secretary Stewart Udall; Sen. A. Willis Robertson, D-VA. (AP Photo). FREMONT, Ohio – A documentary about President John F. Kennedy’s last speech, which took place in November 1963 at Amherst College, will be shown this [...]

Documentary about JFK’s last speech shown at film, literary fest2019-09-19T09:40:26-04:00

Documentary examining political divide over Trump to be shown at film, literary fest

2019-09-19T08:29:45-04:00

FREMONT, Ohio – A documentary about the role of President Donald Trump and his supporters and opponents in the U.S. political divide will be shown this fall at the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival. “Trumphobia,” directed by Carolina Sosa, is one of the feature films that will be featured at the festival Friday, Oct. 4 – Sunday, Oct. 6, at various locations in Fremont. Sosa also is planning to attend the film and literary festival. A schedule of showtimes and tickets will be available at americanpresidentsfilmfestival.org. “Trumphobia” examines how Trump’s fervent supporters and scared opponents were affected by Trump’s rhetoric [...]

Documentary examining political divide over Trump to be shown at film, literary fest2019-09-19T08:29:45-04:00

Film and literary fest includes original films, Red Carpet event, variety of experiences

2019-09-19T08:15:47-04:00

FREMONT, Ohio – A woman down on her luck and in a dead-end job joins with her group of unusual friends,  steals President James Buchanan’s body and tries to ransom it for a nice windfall. But no one really cares about Buchanan or is very interested in getting him back, leaving her with a dead body and a big problem. This is the premise of “Raising Buchanan,” a fictional feature film that will be shown during the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival, which is Thursday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 6, at various locations in Fremont. The festival includes a [...]

Film and literary fest includes original films, Red Carpet event, variety of experiences2019-09-19T08:15:47-04:00

Feature film about woman stealing President Buchanan’s body to shown at film, literary fest

2019-09-05T07:17:27-04:00

Sept. 3, 2019 Kristina Smith Marketing Committee chairman American Presidents Film & Literary Festival Fremont, OH 43420 800-998-7737, ext. 217 ksmith@rbhayes.org   Feature film about woman stealing President Buchanan’s body to shown at film, literary fest FREMONT, Ohio – A film about a woman who steals President James Buchanan’s body and tries to ransom it  will be shown this fall at the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival. “Raising Buchanan,” directed by Bruce Dellis, is a one of the feature films that will be featured at the festival Friday, Oct. 4 – Sunday, Oct. 6, at various locations in Fremont. A [...]

Feature film about woman stealing President Buchanan’s body to shown at film, literary fest2019-09-05T07:17:27-04:00

Short film on Robert Kennedy’s funeral train to be shown at film, literary festival

2019-08-21T08:44:11-04:00

Aug. 19, 2019 Kristina Smith Marketing Committee chairman American Presidents Film & Literary Festival Fremont, OH 43420 800-998-7737, ext. 217 ksmith@rbhayes.org   Short film on Robert Kennedy’s funeral train to be shown at film, literary festival FREMONT, Ohio – A film about the Robert F. Kennedy funeral train that traveled in 1968 from New York to Washington, D.C.,  will be shown this fall at the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival. “The Robert F. Kennedy Train – The People’s View,” directed by Rein Jelle Terpstra, is a one of the short films that will be featured at the festival Friday, Oct. [...]

Short film on Robert Kennedy’s funeral train to be shown at film, literary festival2019-08-21T08:44:11-04:00