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Southern Circuit Film Festival--"Hale County This Morning, This Evening"

Date: March 24, 2019

Time: UPDATED 3/19/2019—7:00 PM

Admission: Free and open to the Public

Presented by: Athens Cultural Affairs Commission and South Arts

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission presents a FREE screening of the Academy Award-nominated film Hale County This Morning, This Evening with director RaMell Ross as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at the historic Morton Theatre on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 7 PM. Following the screening of the film, Ross will participate in a discussion with the audience. 


Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, Hale County This Morning, This Evening allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South - trumpeting the beauty of life and consequences of the social construction of race, while simultaneously a testament to dreaming - despite the odds.

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The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment of the Arts. South Arts, founded in 1975, is a nonprofit regional arts organization advancing Southern vitality through the arts. Their work responds to the arts environment and cultural trends with a regional perspective, through an annual portfolio of activities designed to address the role of the arts in impacting the issues important to our region, and linking the South with the nation and the world through the arts.

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Earlier Event: March 23
Ripple Effect Film Project
Later Event: March 29
Caribbean Night 2019