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Tuskegee University & LucasFilm Present "Red Tails" Tuskegee University Takeover 1/14 To 1/16

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by Tambay A. Obenson
January 11, 2012 7:03 PM
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All you need to know follows below in the press release... anyone attending??

Guest appearances by Oscar-nominated actor Terrence Howard and more!

WHAT: A historical event honoring the legacy of Tuskegee University and its community with a star-studded weekend highlighting one of the most highly-anticipated action dramas of 2012: RED TAILS. [...] Movie screenings, historic bus tours, community block party, meet & greet with documented Tuskegee Airmen and RED TAILS cast members, and a special sky show will take place. This is an unforgettable weekend paying homage to American heroes!

WHO: RED TAILS’ Oscar-nominated actor Terrence Howard (“Hustle & Flow,” “Iron Man”), Tristan Wilds (“90210” HBO’s “The Wire”), along with cast members Nate Parker (“The Great Debaters,” “Blood Done Sign My Name”), David Oyelowo (“The Help,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”), Elijah Kelley (“Hairspray,” “Everybody Hates Chris”), and director Anthony Hemingway (HBO’s “The Wire” and “Treme”). Special guests include Tuskegee University alumnus and multi-platinum singer/songwriter Lionel Richie, nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner, along with surprise guests!

WHERE: Tuskegee University Campus 1200 West Montgomery Road Tuskegee Inst, AL 36088

WHEN: January 14 – January 16

SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14:

• 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Shuttle Bus Tours of Historic Tuskegee Airmen Site

• 10:00 am – 7:00 pm – RED TAILS Flight Simulator Experience

• 10:00 am – 12:00 noon – Double Victory Screening & Walmart History Teaching History Panel

• 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Double Victory Screening & Walmart History Teaching History Panel

• 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – RED TAILS Community block party/cook out

• 5:30 pm – Ladies Basketball game vs. Miles College

• 7:30 pm – Men's Basketball game vs. Miles College

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15:

• 10:00 am – 7:00 pm – RED TAILS Flight Simulator Experience

• 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Sunday Church Service w/ the Tuskegee Airmen at TU Chapel

• 11:30 am – 4:00 pm – Tuskegee Airmen Appreciation Jazz Brunch & Private Screening of Red Tails #1 [Invitation Only] ◦ Brunch: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm ◦ Screening: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 5:00 pm – RED TAILS Screening #2 [open to the public]

• 8:00 pm – RED TAILS Screening #3 [open to the public]

MONDAY, JANUARY 16:

• 10:00 am – 7:00 pm – RED TAILS Flight Simulator Experience

• 9:30 am – 11:45 am – RED TAILS Screening #4 [open to the public]

• 12:00 pm – Tom Joyner Fly Over

• 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm - MLK Convocation Service at TU Chapel w/RED TAILS Talent and Tom Joyner

• 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm RED TAILS Screening #5 & panel w/RED TAILS Talent, Tom Joyner and other VIPs [some general public seats]

• 6:30 pm – RED TAILS Screening #6 [open to the public]

• 5:30 pm - Ladies Basketball game vs. LeMoyne Owen College

• 7:30 pm - Men's Basketball game vs. LeMoyne Owen College

www.redtails-tuskegee.com

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