Man behind story of 'Argo' will be at Charleston Film Festival


CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The man behind the story of 'Argo' will be at the Charleston Film Festival this weekend.

Ken Taylor is a United States Congressional Medal recipient, who risked his life to save six American hostages during the Iran Crisis.

Taylor's story is told in the blockbuster film 'Argo,' in which Taylor is portrayed by Victor Garber.

Taylor will be at the Terrace Theater to promote the film 'Our Man in Tehran,' Saturday night, along with the film's executive producer, Elena Semikina.

The movie starts at 7:15 p.m.

Tickets are $10 and all members of the military get in free.

Taylor will stick around for questions after the film.