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Friday, October 7 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Opening Night -- Champagne and Popcorn Toast followed by Screening

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6:00 PM - Traditional Popcorn & Champagne Toast on Mezzanine Level of the Arlington Hotel

6:30 PM - Doors open

7:00 PM - Welcome by Honorary Co-Chairs Beau Bridges and Louis Gossett, Jr.

Opening Night screening of Command and Control followed by Q&A with the film’s Oscar®-nominated, Emmy®-winning director/producer Robert Kenner (Food, Inc.), best-selling author Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation, Command and Control), along with producer Melissa Robledo and PBS American Experience Producer Mark Samels.  Featured subjects Greg Devlin, a survivor of the explosion, Skip Rutherford, current Dean of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service (UACS), and Sam Hutto, a dairy farmer who was near the site, will join the Q&A following the screening, along with others who were present the day of the explosion in September 1980 in Damascus, Arkansas.

At the close of the Q&A, Robert Kenner will be presented with the HSDFF Career Achievement Award 2016.

PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE SEATING, ALL-ACCESS PASSHOLDERS MUST MAKE RESERVATIONS FOR OPENING AND CLOSING NIGHT EVENTS by no later than Friday, September 30 for Opening Night and Saturday, October 8 for Closing Night. Tickets will be for sale at the door only as available. To reserve, please email reservations@hsdfi.org by the deadlines.

Friday October 7, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Arlington Hotel & Spa