Final Showing of Short Film About Segregation Aug. 30
(Aug. 29, 2007) - "Summer Hill - A Story of Community," a short documentary about how a small southern community flourished in spite of segregation obstacles, will be screened for the final time at 2 p.m. Thursday, through Aug. 30, in the Carter G. Woodson Multipurpose Room at the Family Heritage House Museum, located off 60th Avenue at Manatee Community College Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West. The film has been screened every Thursday for the past six weeks. Admission to the museum and the film is free.
Children and adults may identify with this compelling story about a "town within a town" in a small, north Georgia community. The DVD is on loan to the museum from the Bradenton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The film, sponsored by SunTrust Bank, runs approximately 26 minutes.
Founded by Mrs. Fredi Brown and her late husband, Ernest, Family Heritage House Museum is a gallery and a resource center for the study of African-American achievements. Regular hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Call (941) 752-5319 for more information or visit the museum's Web site at familyheritagehouse.com.