Benford Standley, is deeply dedicated to shedding light in the darkness of the
of homeless, runaway and missing children,
the abused, the autistic, and all children and
youth falling between the cracks in our society,
and sadly, in historic numbers, here in the United States of America...SEE
THE PAST 4 YEARS OF THESE SPECIAL
DAYS OF THE FESTIVAL...
THE STATE AND FATE OF
CHILDREN FILMS AND FORUMS
COME BACK THROUGHOUT
DECEMBER FOR MORE
OF THE VIRTUAL PASO
DIGITAL FILM AND MEDIA FESTIVAL
In the early days there were the
troubadours and the singing minstrels, then came the medicine
Shows to the towns of America...then the
tent Shows, rag operas, tent reps
took entertainment on the road. Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show
begins to roll, and we hear
the music "there's no business like show
business", then vaudeville, Broadway and the flickers...
In 1913, Cecil B. DeMille rents a barn in
Hollywood near the corner of Hollywood and Vine, and
makes the movie "The Squaw Man"...the wireless, the talking machine, and on to TV, and
Buddy Holly in a plane, some music dies,
and Kristofferson and Willie Nelson load up and are...
On The Road Again...while the Internet
streams a Wild West Digital Film Festival to the world,
from an ancient hot springs town that
Jessie James' uncle built here in cowboy wine country...