In the Center for Cultural Preservation’s latest documentary, Guardians of Our Troubled Waters: River Heroes of the South, filmmaker David Weintraub investigates the history of figures such as French Broad crusader Wilma Dykeman and the roles they played in fostering environmental change.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops co-founder plays Blue Ridge Community College’s Thomas Auditorium on Jan. 25.
The evening of Cherokee music and dance takes place Dec. 7 at Blue Ridge Community College’s Thomas Auditorium in Flat Rock.
The film’s world premiere is set for Thursday, June 22, at Blue Ridge Community College. Subsequent screenings will take place at the Fine Arts Theatre on Thursday, June 29, and at White Horse Black Mountain on Friday, June 30.
Seeking to preserve the region’s history and traditional culture, local organizations and researchers are working to document the lives and wisdom of WNC’s elders, believing that this provides invaluable context for the area’s present and future.
The Asheville filmed and set Little Sister has its local premiere at The Grail and the Fine Arts hosts a benefit screening of Last Men Standing, co-directed by former Citizen-Times photographer Erin Brethauer.
This week’s roundup includes the Culture Vulture Film Festival, silent movies at the Leicester Public Library, a screening of the documentary Citizen Autistic and news about the the third episode of “Southern Songs and Stories.”