On Thursday October 18, Solano Middle School was treated to a visit by Francis Ford Coppola, an American film director, producer, screenwriter and film composer. Coppola was a central figure in the New Hollywood wave of film making.

Just a few of his movies include: The Godfather, The Godfather II, The Outsiders, Bram Stokers Dracula and The Rainmaker.

During the visit, Coppola talked film with students and shared his love for movies while they watched the Charlie Chaplin film, The Gold Rush. He also spoke to the students about careers in the arts.


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