AETN, Hatfield Family to Host Screening of 'Men and Women of Distinction: Gene Hatfield'
Posted 22 Nov 2013
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) and the Hatfield family invite the press to attend an advance screening of "Men and Women of Distinction: Gene Hatfield," Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m.
- What: "Men and Women of Distinction: Gene Hatfield" screening, discussion and reception.
- When: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m.
- Where: University of Central Arkansas,
Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, Rooms 111-113
201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway
- Who: Gene Hatfield, MEd, retired Professor Emeritus in Art, University of Central Arkansas;
World War II veteran and artist
AETN Executive Producer Carole Adornetto
Co-producer, director, cinematographer Jon Renfroe
This AETN original production features the story of painter, sculptor and lifelong Arkansan Hatfield, told in his own words and colorful accounts. Following an opening reception and the screening, Hatfield, Adornetto and Renfroe will be on hand to discuss the documentary.
Funding for "Men and Women of Distinction: Gene Hatfield" was made possible, in part, by a grant from The Moving Image Trust.
"Men and Women of Distinction: Gene Hatfield" premieres on AETN Thursday, Dec. 12, at 6:30 p.m. and will repeat Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
"Men & Women of Distinction" features interviews with prominent Arkansans known for their citizenship, character and accomplishments. The series has previously featured former governors and U.S. senators David Pryor and Dale Bumpers, as well as former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders, former governor Sid McMath and Judge Morris Arnold. The series is underwritten by The Moving Image Trust Fund.