Saturday, October 12, 2013

Woods Hole Film Festival Presents "Letters to Jackie"

The Woods Hole Film Festival and the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum will present a screening of the documentary film "Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy" on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Mashpee High School Performing Arts Center.  The High School is located at 500 Old Barnstable Road, Mashpee.

Following President Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963, Mrs. Kennedy received more than 800,000 letters of condolence from around the world.  The film features 20 heartfelt letters, which are read by actors such as Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Laura Linney, Channing Tatum, Betty White, and Frances McDormand. It also includes Kennedy home movie footage as well as familiar images and news footage from the years the Kennedy White House years.

The screening will begin at 7 p.m.  Ticket information is available at www.woodsholefilmfestival.org or call 508-790-3077.

The JFK Museum in Hyannis  has a special exhibit this year entitled "“Cape Cod: The Summer of 1963 to November 22, 1963 – Days of joy. Days of sorrow”.  It's a look back at the President's final months on Cape Cod, a place that was so dear to him and his family.

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