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Celebrating 100 Years of Filmmaking in the Redwood Region

The Humboldt County Historical Society offers its continuing Saturday lecture series on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 2:30 pm. The lecture, “Celebrating 100 Years of Filmmaking in the Redwood Region” will be presented by Cassandra Hesseltine via Zoom hosted by the Humboldt County Library. The lecture can viewed from the safety and comfort of home on a personal computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone. The deadline to sign up for access to the lecture is before 5:00 pm on Friday, November 6th. The Redwood Region has been used as locations in filmmaking for over a century. The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission is dedicated to promoting California’s film-friendly Redwood Coast. From Valley of the Giants to Return of the Jedi, feature films are only a part of the Film Commission projects. Learn more about the scope of projects, past, present and future Cassandra Hesseltine became the region’s Film Commissioner in fall of 2010. Prior to taking on the role of Film Commissioner, Cassandra worked in film and theater. She is a graduate of Humboldt State University. As the Film Commissioner, Cassandra is committed to supporting both out-of-town and local filmmakers while working to stimulate the local economy through production. She believes with capable, experienced crew base, accommodating vendors, and film-friendly locations, the region can shine as “the place to film.” Those interested in the lecture can find more information at the library website by clicking on the calendar of events and finding the event listed on Saturday, November 7th. Assistance in signing up is available by phone at Humboldt County Library (707) 269-1915. Links to instructional Youtube videos for guidance in understanding how to access the Zoom lecture are also available through the Humboldt County Library website. Join Cassandra in “Celebrating 100 Years of Filmmaking in the Redwood Region” on Saturday, November 7 at 2:30 via Zoom. Although access to the Humboldt County Historical Society lecture is free, reservations must be made before Friday, Nov. 6 at 5:00 pm to receive the meeting ID and password as there are limited slots.

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