What a Great World Premiere!

When Mickey Came to Town premiered on March 19, 2016 to a full house at American University.

Many of the film's characters were in attendance, as well as people integral to the campaign. After the screening there was a wonderful panel discussion with two of the film's characters, three of the filmmakers, and a representative from the Piedmont Environmental Council, a leading contributor to the campaign.

Panelists from left to right: Editor Adam Lee; Mike Kane from the Piedmont Environmental Council; Cate Wyatt, character and former Secretary of Commerce and Trade for the Commonwealth of Virginia; Producer and Director Sam Sheline; Tracey Shafroth, character and former Director of the Prince Charitable Trusts; and Kristin Pauly, Executive Producer. The panel was moderated by Chris Palmer, Executive Director of the film, and Director of American University's Center for Environmental Filmmaking. 

Panelists from left to right: Editor Adam LeeMike Kane from the Piedmont Environmental Council; Cate Wyatt, character and former Secretary of Commerce and Trade for the Commonwealth of Virginia; Producer and Director Sam Sheline; Tracey Shafroth, character and former Director of the Prince Charitable Trusts; and Kristin Pauly, Executive Producer. The panel was moderated by Chris Palmer, Executive Director of the film, and Director of American University's Center for Environmental Filmmaking. 

When Mickey Came to Town featured on AU homepage

American University online writer Gregg Sangillo wrote about the film for a homepage story on AU's website. The article, "When You Wish Upon a Star," features interviews with the film's Director and Producer Sam Sheline, and its Co-Writer and Executive Producer, Chris Palmer. It covers the story of Disney's America, as well as the film's production. 

Check out the full article here: american.edu/ucm/news/20160309-Disney-Virginia.cfm

World Premiere March 19th!

When Mickey Came to Town will premiere at American University during DC's Environmental Film Festival. The event will be Saturday, March 19th at 4pm in the Forman theater on the second floor of AU's McKinley building. 

Following the film there will be a panel discussion with the filmmakers and people featured in the film. 

Registration is required but the event is completely free. Learn more and register here:
dceff.org/film/mickey-came-town/