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Paul Saltzman, renowned documentary filmmaker and two-time Canadian Emmy award winner, will show his film "Prom Night in Mississippi" and lead a discussion on "Moving Beyond Prejudice" from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Kids Unlimited, 821 N. Riverside Ave., Medford.

Saltzman has produced and directed more than 300 films. "Prom Night in Mississippi" premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and played at the Ashland Independent Film Festival. Saltzman did this same program at the White House at the request of President Obama.

The event is free to the public, and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call United Way at 541-773-5339.

Noted nature photographer Sean Bagshaw will present a program of his works at the Southern Oregon Photo Association meeting, set for 7 tonight at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 777 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Visitors are welcome. The presentation is free. To see Bagshaw's work, visit www.outdoorexposurephoto.com. Call SOPA at 541-772-7693.

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