Ventura Film Society settles into new home

Film lovers are invited to enjoy special screenings twice a month

Tracy Lehr, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Reporter,
POSTED: 06:03 PM PST Feb 18, 2013    UPDATED: 07:55 PM PST Feb 18, 2013 
VENTURA, Calif. -

The Ventura Film Society has a new quarterly film series and a new location.

The nonprofit screens a variety of films on the first and third Tuesdays of the month in Ventura.

Lorenzo DeStefano is the founder and director of the society.

DeStefano calls film a dynamic art form that is engaging, entertaining and compelling.

This Tuesday a documentary called  Booker's Place-A Mississippi Story will screen at 7:15p.m. in a new screening room on the corner of East Santa Clara and Oak streets.

The film reveals how a civil rights documentary that aired on television in the 1960s impacted the subject and the filmmaker.

Other films in the new season include:56 Up, Chasing Ice, and Fame High.

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