Deadline Movie Premiere
Benefiting Detroit Reading Works
The Detroit Premiere of Deadline, the new movie starring Steve Talley and Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts, was March 27th. Hosted by the Detroit Free Press, the premiere benefited Detroit Reading Works.
"The Detroit Free Press is here to help serve the greater good of our community,” said Paul Anger, Editor and Publisher. “The movie Deadline is a powerful reminder of the role journalists can play in righting wrongs and improving life. An example of this in action is Reading Works, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving adult literacy in Metro Detroit. The Free Press is a founding member of this organization and 100% of the net proceeds of this premiere will go to help teach adults how to read. The Free Press is proud to be part of this event." A Q&A with cast members, writer Mark Ethridge and director Curt Hahn followed the premiere.
Reading Works is dedicated to raising the level of adult literacy in Metropolitan Detroit and promoting the idea that Reading Works – in the family and in the workplace. Reading Works believes that every adult in our community should be able to read well enough to perform essential day-to-day tasks. Reading Works believes that it can play an important role in raising the level of adult literacy in Metro Detroit.