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Winter Film Series with CCPL

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The ETV Endowment is teaming up with Charleston County Public Libraries to share some of South Carolina ETV’s most important documentaries

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The ETV Endowment and South Carolina ETV are teaming up with Charleston County Public Libraries for a winter documentary film series featuring some of ETV’s most important documentaries. We invite you to join us for one or more of the 19 viewings at various branches throughout the county. The series is free and open the public. Please RSVP via the green REGISTER button; screening details below.

JAIL ,NO BAIL - (2011) pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Rock Hill sit-in that introduced a new protest strategy and turned the tables on the establishment, while at the same time reinvigorating the Civil Rights movement nationally. The program also honors the Friendship Nine and the bold stand the men took in the face of extreme injustice. (27 minutes)

  • Monday, February 3 at 10:30 a.m.-Mt. Pleasant Regional Library, 11133 Mathis Ferry Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 2946-Followed by a discussion with Dr. Felice Knight, Assistant Professor of History, The Citadel.
  • Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m.-Baxter Patrick-James Island Library, 1858 South Grimball Road, Charleston SC 29412

CHARLIE'S PLACE - (2018) tells the story of an African- American nightclub in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina that was a significant stop on the Chitlin’ Circuit in the segregated South. The owner, Charlie Fitzgerald, welcomed blacks and whites to his club. From the 1930s to the 1960s, many of the greatest black musicians played there, including Billie Holiday, Ray Charles, Ruth Brown and Little Richard. In 1950 Charlie’s Place was attacked by the Ku Klux Klan and Charlie Fitzgerald was beaten and left for dead by the side of the road. (27 minutes)

  • Monday, February 3 at 4:00 p.m.-McClellanville Library, 222 Baker Street, McClellanville, SC 29458

THE TURTLE LADIES OF CHARLESTON COUNTY- (2015)This program tells the story of the dedicated team of women (and a few men) who are making a positive impact on the endangered sea turtle population along the SC coast. Narrated by Mary Alice Monroe (57 minutes)

  • Friday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m.- Baxter Patrick-James Island Library, 1858 South Grimball Road, Charleston SC 29412
  • Friday, February 14 at 4:00 p.m.-McClellanville Library, 222 Baker Street, McClellanville, SC 29458
  • Saturday, February 15 at 2:00 p.m.- Cooper River Memorial Library, 3502 Rivers Avenue, Charleston SC 29405
  • Saturday ,Februrary 15 at 2:30- Hurd/St. Andrews Library,735 N Woodmere Dr, Charleston, SC 29407
  • Saturday,February 15 at 4:30 p.m.-Otranto Road Regional Library, 2261 Otranto Road, North Charleston, SC 29406
  • Friday, March 20 at 11:00 a.m.-Wando Mt. Pleasant Library, 1400 Carolina Park Blvd, Mt. Pleasant SC 29466- Featured turtle ladies Barbara Bergwerf and Mary Pringle will be on hand to answer any questions and update us on the the previous nesting season.

THE ORANGEBURG MASSACRE: REMEMBRANCES AND RECKONING - (2018) On the 50th anniversary of the Orangeburg Massacre, survivors, participants and officials share their remembrances and attempt to provide some sense of reckoning and hopes for closure. (57 minutes)

  • Wednesday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m. -Otranto Road Regional Library, 2261 Otranto Road, North Charleston, SC 29406
  • Saturday, February 8 at 11:00 a.m. - Wando Mt. Pleasant, 1400 Carolina Park Blvd, Mt. Pleasant SC 29466
  • Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m.-Cooper River Memorial Library, 3502 Rivers Avenue, Charleston SC 29405
  • Thursday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m.- Baxter-Patrick James Island, 1858 South Grimball Road, Charleston SC 29412
  • Wednesday, February 26 at 5:30 p.m.-Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

THE EDUCATION OF HARVEY GANTT-(2013) In 1960, a talented African-American student from Charleston, Harvey Gantt, graduated from high school and decided to become an architect. Clemson College was the only school in South Carolina that offered a degree in his chosen field. In January of 1963, with the help of NAACP lawyer Matthew J. Perry, Gantt won a lawsuit against Clemson and was peacefully admitted to the college. (27 minutes)

  • Monday, February10 at 6:00 pm.-Hurd, St. Andrews, 1735 North Woodmere Drive, Charleston SC 29407
  • Monday, February 10 at 4:00 p.m.-McClellanville Library, 222 Baker Street, McClellanville, SC 29458
  • Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m.- Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401
  • Thursday, February 27 at 6:00 p.m. -Baxter Patrick-James Island, 1858 South Grimball Road, Charleston SC 29412

BEYOND BARBADOS-(2019) explores how the settlement of Charles Town owes its origins and success to a tiny island in the West Indies (57 minutes)

  • Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m.-Otranto Road Regional Library, 2261 Otranto Road, North Charleston, SC 29406
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