Daily updates from the first annual AFI DALLAS International Film Festival presented by Target, founding sponsor Victory Park, March 22 to April 1, 2007

Thursday, March 22, 2007

TIP SHEET: Opening Night

IN PERSON: Steven Sawalich (director of Music Within) and stars Ron Livingston, Melissa George and Yul Vasquez. Also attending: AFI DALLAS Star Award recipients Lauren Bacall, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Veronique Peck (for Gregory Peck) and Sydney Pollack.

THE FILM: Music Within portrays the true story of Richard Pimentel, a brilliant public speaker with a troubled past who returns from Vietnam severely hearing impaired and finds a new purpose in his landmark efforts on behalf of Americans with disabilities. The evening's festivities will include the presentation of the festival's first annual Star Awards.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday March 22, 7:00pm, Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75201 [Map]