Pinhook Documentary Premieres at University of Missouri

Taking Pinhook, a new documentary about Pinhook and its displaced residents, was screened for the first time last night at an event that was part of the University of Missouri Black Studies Department’s Black History Month Series. Several displaced Pinhook residents were in attendance including Debra Tarver and Aretha Robinson. They answered audience questions following the screening along with directors Elaine Lawless and Todd Lawrence.

Image

(Photo Credit: Darcy Holtgrave)

About these ads

3 Comments

Filed under Uncategorized

3 responses to “Pinhook Documentary Premieres at University of Missouri

  1. Reblogged this on Disasters, Property and Politics and commented:
    For my readers interested in the 2011 flood, and its effects on African American populations in the region and Mississippi County/New Madrid County, Missouri, you may want to check this out.

    • Todd

      Thanks for the reblog, Laura! The most recent version of our film (With a thanks to you) should be up on the site later tonight. It’s got a few new things in it — including a voiceover.

  2. Great! I’ll post an update on my blog, too, in a few days. More than a few people were interested…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s