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MacNider Art Museum’s Films in February, Movies in March Concludes with A Friend

The MacNider Art Museum’s 2011 Winter Film Series, Films in February, Movies in March, concludes Saturday, March 12th, at 2:00 p.m. with A Friend Indeed: The Bill Sackter Story. This is the sixth and final installment in the 2011 Film Series. Admission is free and open to the public. Popcorn will be provided.

A Friend Indeed: The Bill Sackter Story is a 2008 documentary feature. It is not rated and is 90 minutes long. Abandoned in an institution for 44 years, Bill Sackter would never see his family again. Forgotten and alone, Bill’s life changed through the help and friendship of a young college student, Barry Morrow, and several other caring individuals. With a harmonica, a warm cup of coffee, and an incredible embrace of life, witness the transformation of the real Bill Sackter, from a neglected individual into a National hero for people with disabilities. Copies of this film are available for purchase at the Museum.

Thank you to everyone who has helped to make this year’s Films in February, Movies in March series a success! For more information about the Film Series or the MacNider Art Museum, please visit or call 641-421-3666. |

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