Armando P. Ibanez, left, was the guest speaker at the Noon Rotary Club last week. He is in the College of Arts & Sciences, Art, Communication and Theatre Department at Texas A&MKingsville. Ibanez spoke on the short film industry and upcoming events, including the Blazing Sun Independent Film Shorts Festival Oct. 9-10 at the Rio 7 Cinemas in Kingsville. He is the festival director. At right is Rotary president Ruth Mendez. (Photo by Fred Nuesch)