George Lindsey http://apr.org en Alabama a Theme for 2013 Lindsey Film Festival http://apr.org/post/alabama-theme-2013-lindsey-film-festival <DIV> <P>The George Lindsey Film Festival is beginning in Florence, but without its namesake.</P> <P>The University of North Alabama's annual event starts Wednesday. It's the first time the festival has been held since the death last year of actor George Lindsey.</P> <P>The festival includes several films that include the state of Alabama as a theme.</P> <P>One of those movies is "Muscle Shoals," a documentary about the music industry in northwest Alabama. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:52:55 +0000 The Associated Press 25711 at http://apr.org Alabama a Theme for 2013 Lindsey Film Festival Remembering Actor George Lindsey http://apr.org/post/remembering-actor-george-lindsey <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-535a2bc106e81-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-535a2bc106e81-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="535a2bc106e81-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wual/local-wual-1011432.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tuscaloosa, AL – Fans of "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Hee Haw" are remembering actor George Lindsey. The man known for playing Goober Pyle died Sunday morning in Nashville. In addition to his Hollywood acting credits, the Alabama native is also remembered for his work here in the state. He co-founded the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival in 1998. Alabama Public Radio's Maggie Martin sat down with Cynthia Burkhead, who co-chairs the festival. She says Lindsey will be remembered as a kindhearted, talented man.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 14:31:57 +0000 13409 at http://apr.org