See a free screening of “Coco” at WSU Vancouver

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 4:39pm -- brenda_alling

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Come see a free screening of “Coco” (109 minutes, rated PG) at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Firstenburg Student Commons on the Washington State University Vancouver campus. Guests are invited to gather as early as 5 p.m. for pre-show activities including pizza, children's crafts, games and prizes. Seating is on the floor, so guests are encouraged to bring pillows and blankets.

In the animated movie “Coco,” you’ll meet young Miguel, who loves music and dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. But Miguel’s family has a mysterious ban on music that dates back generations. Longing to prove his musical talents, Miguel finds himself in the technicolor Land of the Dead. Along the way he meets charming trickster Hector, and together they set off to discover the story behind Miguel’s family history.

WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. in Vancouver, east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205, or via C-Tran bus service. Parking is available for $2 after 5 p.m. in the Blue Daily Pay lot. Parking is free after 7 p.m.

The movie will be closed captioned. If you have a disability that requires special materials, services or assistance, please contact the Access Center at 360-546-9238 or as soon as possible to discuss your specific needs.

For more information, contact Student Activities Board Chair Travis Toth at 360-546-9522.

About WSU Vancouver

As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations. 

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Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360-546-9601,

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