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August 17, 2012

WKC to screen pair of documentaries


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West Kortright Centre, at 49 West Kortright Church Road in East Meredith, will present screenings of two documentaries by local filmmaker Jessica Vecchione at 7 p.m. today.

"Robert, Portait of an Art-er," traces the works of long-time Franklin resident who, in late 1990s, began constructing stone castles and keeps from native stone in his small backyard. He's also created works at the homes of several Franklin residents.

The film won Best Short Documentary at the DIY 2012 Film Festival and was an official selection of the Buffalo Niagara 2012 Film Festival.

"Making the Shift to Community Connections" is a short documentary about the Arc of Delaware County, highlighting the programs and community connections for people with disabilities.

Vecchione is the producer of award-winning documentary "Bienvenidos a Fleischmanns -- an Immigrant Community in Rural America." The event is free, with donations being accepted. For more details, call 278-5454 or visit www.westkc.org.