Bring in the Christmas spirit while local film historian Frank Thompson guides us through some of the greatest Classic American Christmas movies, on Sunday December 11th, from 1 pm-5 pm. Observe numerous film clips while learning the history of the filmography, director secrets, and what makes each film a holiday tradition.Themes covered will include Nativity Scenes, "A Christmas Carol," Christmas classics ("Wonderful Life," "Bishop's Wife"), Christmas Horror ("Black Christmas"), and Santa Claus. Each theme will explore old and new versions, and styles that vary from classic to parody. Seminar fee is $40. The first five people to register for this program (via the online website registration form- http://www.ashevilleschooloffilm.com/christmas-movie-seminar.html, or via form in the discussion section) will receive a free SIGNED copy of the hardcover book "The Great Christmas Movies" by the lecturer, Frank Thompson!