Tulia: Small Town Makes it to Big Screen
September 16, 2008
Texas Motion Picture Alliance to host benefit screening of award-winning documentary
The documentary film "Tulia, Texas" uncovers the story behind the biggest drug sting
in Texas history.
"Tulia, Texas" is a documentary film of the most intriguing nature. The film gives
us an inside look at one of the biggest drug stings in Texas history and the controversy
that followed. Featuring all the necessary elements that make up any great documentary:
drugs, race, community struggle and a fight for truth, the film provides a realistic
look at a rural Texas town.
The screening will be at 7 p.m., Sept. 18, in the Lanier Auditorium of the Texas
Tech University Law School’s Mark & Becky Lanier Professional Development Center.
Tickets available at the door are $10.00 for the public and free for all college
students. Proceeds will benefit the TXMPA
and The Texas Innocence Project.
Filmmakers, attorneys and several cast members featured in the film will be part of
a question and answer discussion and reception. Other organizations involved are
the Texas Tech Film Club, the College of Mass Communications and the School of Law
For additional information visit the Tulia film website.