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Cottey Hosts Film Series Featuring Sue Quitno Vicory

Cottey College’s Institute for Women’s Leadership and Social Responsibility will present the first in a series of Women Filmmakers on October 1-2 when former Nevadan Sue Quitno Vicory will return to Nevada and showcase her work.

On Tuesday, October 1, at 7 p.m. in the Missouri Recital Hall of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts, Sue Quitno Vicory, this year’s featured woman filmmaker, will present her speech on “Women Filmmakers: How the Passion Starts.” She will also show her films: Homeless and the Power of One and a trailer to her newest documentary, One.

On Wednesday, October 2, at 11:30 a.m. in the Recital Hall, Quitno Vicory will show her film 1898: The W.F. Norman Story, showcasing the history of her family’s business in Nevada. At 7 p.m. that evening, Quitno Vicory will show her film Kansas City Jazz and Blues: Past, Present & Future.

Sue Quitno Vicory was born in DeKalb, Illinois. Prior to her move to San Diego in 1984, she lived in Kansas City. Since 2003, Quitno Vicory has spent her extra time creating community-based films within her not-for-profit production company, Heartland Films, Inc.

The Center for the Arts is located on the northeast corner of Austin and Tower streets in Nevada, Missouri.

The lecture and film showings are free and open to the public.