Popcorn and Politics First Friday Film – “Songcatcher”

June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
LEPOCO Peace Cener
313 W 4th St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
LEPOCO Peace Center

51zkhe6fsml-_sy445_This drama film is about a musicologist researching and collecting Appalachian folk music in the mountains of western North Carolina. It is a fictional film, but is loosely based on the work of Olive Dame Campbell, founder of the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC, and that of the English folk song collector Cecil Sharp. Written and directed by Maggie Greenwald. Produced by Richard Miller. The soundtrack was written by David Mansfield and a roster of female country music artists perform, including Emmylou Harris, Iris DeMent and Hazel Dickens.

109 minutes. 2000.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a snack or beverage to share.

For more information, contact LEPOCO at 610-691-8730.

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