Evader Documentary – Bud Owens

Hello everyone,

The documentary on Bud Owens, an evader that perished in the Pyrenees, will be making its premier on Oct. 23, 2016 in the Pittsburgh area.  I am planning on attending and I hope to see other AFEES members there.  See the email below from the producer, Geert Van den Bogaert.


Take care,
Rich Shandor
AFEES Membership
US Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society
From: Geert Van den Bogaert <budowens381@gmail.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 5:27 AM
To: Richard Shandor
Subject: “Preserving A Lagacy: In The Footsteps of Bud Owens” Documentary Premier

Dear Richard,
I hope you are well!
I am very excited to let you know we have completed the documentary about evader Francis “Bud” Owens!  Here is a link to the trailer to give you a preview:
Trailer for the full length documentary about Francis “Bud” Owens an airman in the 8th Air Force, 381st Bomb Group.
Please share our trailer with AFEES members, family and friends and of course I would love to meet you at the premier! To attend the premier on Sunday 23 October at 2PM at the OLSH High School Auditorium in Coraopolis, PA, all you (and anyone else in the society interested in attending) would need to do is e-mail me at budowens381@gmail.com  so I can add you to the guest list. Admission is free and DVDs of the documentary will be offered for a donation in order to work on a French version of the documentary next year.
Thank you in advance and hope to see you there!
Best regards,