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“Lillian Smith:Breaking The Silence”

World Premiere Documentary Screening

2019-05-16 19:30:00 2019-05-16 21:00:00 America/New_York “Lillian Smith:Breaking The Silence” Decatur Library

Thursday, May 16
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-05-16 19:30:00 2019-05-16 21:00:00 America/New_York “Lillian Smith:Breaking The Silence” “Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence” is a 50-minute documentary about the life and work of controversial Georgia writer and activist Lillian Smith (1887-1966). Decatur Library

Decatur Library

Decatur Library Auditorium

“Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence” is a 50-minute documentary about the life and work of controversial Georgia writer and activist Lillian Smith (1887-1966).

“Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence” is a 50-minute documentary about the life and work of controversial Georgia writer and activist Lillian Smith (1887-1966). Created by Hal and Henry Jacobs the film explores the life of Smith who was a southern leader in denouncing segregation and white supremacists for several decades—paying a heavy price for it. Smith left a lasting legacy on the literary and Civil Rights communities, a legacy that is still relevant, today. Free tickets will be available for the two screenings, please visit our web-site for ticketing details. 

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Talks |

TAGS: | georgia center for the book's festival of writers |

Decatur Library

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