Thursday, November 16, 2006

Premiere Press Release

Thanks to Steven Murray, Katie Butler, and Lori Martin for the press release.
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AWARD-WINNING CHRISTIAN FILM PREMIERES IN HOUSTON
Houston’s First Baptist Church Presents “The Oath of Desormeau”

WHAT: On Dec. 2, Houston’s First Baptist Church will host the premiere of “The Oath of Desormeau,” winner of the “Best of Festival” and “Audience Choice” Awards from the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival.

The Oath of Desormeau,” a 55-minute film set in Napoleonic France, tells the gripping story of how one man’s vow to protect two orphaned children is carried out even after his unfortunate death. The film premiere is free and open to the public. Following the film, movie watchers are invited to a reception, including a Q & A session with the cast and crew.

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Houston’s First Baptist Church Chapel
7401 Katy Freeway

WHAT ELSE: Richard Ramsey, creator and director of “The Oath of Desormeau,” started his theatre career at The University of Houston and then at Massachusetts’ renowned Berkshire Theatre Festival. Spirituality became a central focus of his work at Sagemont Church; shortly thereafter he launched the Aletheia Stage and Film Company, which produced “The Oath of Desormeau” and award-winning “Washington’s Cross.”

Houston's First Baptist Church has been ministering to Houstonians for more than 165 years. Today, Houston’s First Baptist Church sponsors 23 missions and ministry points, reaching people of many languages and social needs. For more information, please visit www.houstonsfirst.org.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Katie Butler
Vollmer Public Relations
Katie@vollmerpr.com
713-970-2100 (office)
713-446-6944 (mobile)

Steven Murray
Houston’s First Baptist Church
Steven.Murray@hfbc.org
713-957-5890 (office)
713-857-8169 (mobile)
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