Monday, August 21, 2006

Power to the People! Film Series

August 22-September 19, 2006
Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Athens-Clarke County Library Auditorium
2025 Baxter St., Athens, Georgia

Presented by Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, and Athens-Clarke County Public Library

The Power to the People! Film Series explores the role technology has played in shaping the lives of rural communities in the New South. It offers a mix of commercial features and documentaries that portray the lives of rural Southerners living before, during, and after the arrival of electricity to their communities through the Rural Electrification Administration (REA). Each film night includes archival footage, shorts, or news reels before the main feature. The series is presented in conjunction with the exhibit, Power to the People! Rural Electrification in Georgia, now on display at the Richard B. Russell Library at the University of Georgia.

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