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April 16, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015 – at 4:00 P.M.
17th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival
Seating: General Admission
Individual film tickets available 4/1/15 – at 10:00 A.M.
– $14 Regular Admission
– $12 Senior
– $12 Student
Additional per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)
(2007) A documentary about moving an old Southern plantation house, and in the process learning of a family’s secret history and dealing with myths of plantation life.
The director is film critic Godfrey Cheshire, who decided to make a documentary when he learned that his cousin planned to move the house from their family’s ancestral land near Raleigh, North Carolina. He then makes chance connections with the African-American side of the family. It’s a “deceptive film,” Roger Ebert said in his 2008 review. “It starts in one direction and discovers a better one.”
Cheshire will be a guest.