Hampton Film Series Presents 'The King's Speech'
Jan. 9, 2012
The College of Central Florida will present the 2010 film “The King’s Speech” on Friday, Jan. 20. The showing is free and begins at 6 p.m. at the CF Hampton Center, 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala.
"The King’s Speech,” which was released in 2010, is a British historical drama directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Based on the true story of King George VI, the film follows the royal monarch’s repeated attempts to find his voice and his struggle at being thrust to the throne. The film won four Academy Awards in 2010 including the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year. It stars Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter. It is rated R for some hard language.
The film is the first of the year in the Hampton Center Film Series, a cultural and educational outreach program. The series presents three enlightening films, each followed by a brief discussion. “The Blind Side” will be featured on Feb. 17 and “Stand and Deliver” on March 9. The series is sponsored by the CF International Film Series, the CF Foundation and The Sircle Inc.
For more information or to reserve a seat, call 352-873-5881.