Libraries’ second Fall Football Film Festival highlights military academy games

September 14, 2015

“Marching Down Field: Preserving Penn State Football Memories II,” a film festival of outstanding moments in football games versus the military academies, will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library.

Seating is limited, so those attending should plan to arrive early.

Historic Penn State footage will feature highlights from specific games as well as comments by guest speakers including retired Air Force Col. Guion Bluford, a Penn State Distinguished Alumnus and the first African-American astronaut in space.

The Penn State games will include:

-- vs. 1943 Navy
-- vs. 1946 Navy
-- vs. 1959 Army
-- vs. 1964 Navy
-- vs. 1967 Navy
-- vs. 1968 Army
-- vs. 1969 Navy
-- vs. 1971 Air Force
-- vs. 1973 Air Force and Army
-- vs. 1979 Army
-- vs. 2012 Navy

Viewing and enjoying these moments is made possible through the efforts of the Penn State University Sports Archives and the Special Collections Library, which preserves and digitizes original photographs, films and videos to ensure access and the long-term viability of the materials. This program will also be archived on the Libraries' MediaSite Live.

For more information or for those who anticipate needing accessibility accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, contact sports archivist Paul Dzyak at or 814-865-2123.

Last Updated September 16, 2015