Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers 2019-2020

2019-2020 Southen Circuit laurelsThe City of Hapeville proudly presents the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers.

The 2019-2020 Series Screenings will continue on Saturday evenings at the Historic Christ Church & Carriage House starting with a Reception with the Filmmaker at 6 p.m. and the Film Screening at 7 p.m. followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. Free admission and parking.

Link to Directions: Christ Church & Carriage House
(The driveway to the park is located off of Atlanta Avenue, between S. Central Avenue and Doug Davis, by the Wells Fargo entryway, continue to the back of the lot where the Christ Church & Carriage House is located.)

Please visit the Southern Circuit Website for additional information on the grant series. 

The views and content expressed in the films of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers do not represent the views of The City of Hapeville. Some films are for mature audiences and are subject to viewer discretion.

Saturday, February 8, 2020: Still from Community First farming

Community First: A Home for the Homeless is a film by award-winning director, Layton Blaylock.

The film, Community First: A Home for the Homeless,  captures an extraordinary look at a new movement in Austin, TX that is transforming the lives of homeless people through the power of community. Community First Village is a 27-acre master planned development providing affordable, permanent housing, opportunities for a dignified income, and a supportive community for the chronically homeless.

Visit the Community First: The Movie website for more information or to view the trailer.


Saturday, March 7, 2020: 

Still from the Mossville movieMossville: When Great Trees Fall was edited and directed by Alexander Glustrom, an award-winning producer.

Mossville: When Great Trees Fall is an insightful, moving documentary that follows one man’s valiant resistance surrounded by a smoldering, industrial wasteland that has gobbled up Mossville’s once bucolic neighborhood. He is cut off from power, supplies, and community. This film sets to expose the links between race and environmental injustice, not just in the U.S. but across the globe.

Visit the Mossville website for more information or to view the trailer.


Saturday, April 18, 2020: Still from the movie Who Will Write Our History

Who Will Write Our History by produced by Roberta Grossman, based on a book by Samuel Kassow. 

Who Will Write Our History is a film about who gets to tell the story. A secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper.

Visit Who Will Write Our History website for more information or to view the trailer.

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The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. Southern Circuit screenings are funded in part from South Arts in a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.