Collin College’s Auteur Film Series will screen the 1962 movie "To Kill a Mockingbird" on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

The free screening will be at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 24, at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

Open to the public, the film is rated PG.

"To Kill a Mockingbird," which received three Oscars, is based on the beloved novel by Harper Lee. The film is about Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, who defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge and his children against prejudice.

"To Kill a Mockingbird" stars Gregory Peck, John Megna and Frank Overton. Please visit www.collin.edu/academics/csce/auteurfilmseries.html for more information.

The 2012-2013 Auteur Film Series supports Collin College's core values of learning, creativity and involvement by engaging students through film and discussion. Each film will be followed by a panel discussion led by Collin College faculty and staff. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Doors open 30 minutes before the film begins. Seating is limited.

Collin College serves about 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.