PLANO (Aug. 26, 2015) – Collin College's Auteur Film Series will screen "Life is Beautiful" on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Angelika Film Center in Plano as part of its 2015-2016 "Religion: Opiate or Oracle" theme.

"We're excited to present this Oscar-winning film about an Italian family's experience during the Holocaust," said Auteur Film Series Director Dr. Carolyn Perry.

The screening is free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before the film begins, and seating is limited. Some material may not be suitable for all audiences.

After the screening, there will be a panel discussion led by Collin College faculty and staff.

For more information, including film ratings, visit or contact Dr. Carolyn Perry at The Auteur Film Series is supported by the Communication and Humanities Division at Collin College.


About Collin College

Collin College is a community college located in North Texas’ Collin County, the only public college in the county. One of the fastest-growing community colleges or universities in Texas, the college serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. With seven campuses throughout the college district, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. Collin College has locations in Plano (Spring Creek Campus), McKinney (Central Park Campus) and Frisco (Preston Ridge Campus). In addition, there are satellite centers in Allen, Plano and Rockwall. For more information, visit