SIFTER for the Ear presents:

Pine Grove School served Black students in Cumberland County from 1917 to 1964. Since then, it’s been restored, but is now being threatened by a proposed mega-landfill nearby. Janelle Proulx and Tyler Kirby from Departure Point Films worked with Muriel Miller Branch from the school’s Board of Directors and UVA’s School of Law to create a short documentary about the school’s past and the upcoming challenges. Topics include:
-An explanation of Departure Point Films
– How and why UVA was involved
– The challenges of production, including no electricity
– Shooting photos in an unusual style
– The fight against the new nearby landfill

LINKS
The documentary website
AMMD Pine Grove Project
Departure Point Films
Good for Her Screening
My podcast on the Central Lunatic Asylum for Colored Insane
My podcast with Hannah & Lance re: Picturing the Obamas

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    SIFTER for the Ear    May 17th, 2024

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