RPCVs of North Carolina and of Colorado have scheduled showings of “A Towering Task”

10/14/10 Update for Colorado:  The 50 tickets obtained by RPCV of Colorado were sold out, almost immediately.  They may have additional tickets, contact them at


If no tickets are available via RPCVs of Colorado, tickets for  A Towering Task go on sale at 12:30 pm, today Monday, October 14, 720.381.0813  for non-members of Denver the Film Festival.



RPCVs of North Carolina will sponser the first SE showing of “A Towering Task”.The film will be shown on October 22, 2019, 6pm to 9pm EDT.  Here is the link for more information: https://www.ncpeacecorps.org/events/a-towering-task-the-story-of-the-peace-corps-film-screening-happy-hour

From the website:

“Meet us at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Raleigh for a movie night: the first southeast U.S. showing of “A Towering Task, The Story of the Peace Corps,” with a reception preceding the film from 6pm – 7pm. The screening starts promptly at 7, with no late admittance. This event is sponsored as a community service by the North Carolina Peace Corps Association.

NCPCA’s mission is to increase awareness of the Peace Corps and its Third Goal: To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.


Check out the exciting menu featuring snacks, full meals, a variety of beverages (alcohol and non-alcohol), and vegan options.

RSVP is required; seating is limited!

*Please note:

    • Reception begins at 6 PM inside Theater 1. Film starts promptly at 7. Please come and enjoy a beverage and snacks served to you in a comfy recliner seat! A 20% tip will be added to your tab automatically and we are asking that each attendee spend a minimum of $10 to help defray the costs of hosting the event.
    • No outside food or beverages permitted per theater policy.
    • No admission to the theater after the film starts – please arrive no later than 7pm.
    • The theater of the screening has a few handicap seats available – please contact NCPCA if you need accommodation.”


RPCVs of Colorado are sponsoring a showing of “A Towering Task” on November 9th, 2019 at 3PM, at the Denver Film  Festival  https://denverfilmfestival.denverfilm.org

The organization has purchased 50 tickets which will be available from their website shortly.  Here is the announcement from RPCVs of Colorado:

“RPCV of Colorado is honored to host Alana DeJoseph’s Colorado premier of A Towering Task as part of the 2019 Denver Film Festival

For the DFF Saturday November 9th 3:30 – 5:30 P.M. showing of the film, our organization has purchased 50 tickets (we’ve never purchased that many before for the DFF event).  If you didn’t know, Alana is one of our own RPCVs living here in Denver, Colorado.  The film’s world premier was last month at the Kennedy Center in D.C.  In Alana’s words:

“By thoughtfully telling the story of the Peace Corps’ past and present, and then taking a look at its future, we want to equip the American public to redefine what it means for America to join the world community – not as a wager of war, but as a peacemaker and problem solver.”

This is a timely follow up to our Peace Corps Directors panel last month themed Peace Corps:  Past, Present and Future.

Tickets will include admission to the film plus a drink ticket with a discount to members  (hint, hint if you not a current member).  Tickets will go on sale at the rpcvcolorado.orgvery soon and we will send an email once that webpage is up and running.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Charlie Masilae Hunt

President RPCVCO”

We will post additional information from RPCVCO, as soon as it becomes available.

Also, please let us know if you have information on other showing of “A Towering Task”.


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