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David Turnley Film to Screen at Michigan Theater

Shenanooah 2

7:00 pm Wednesday, March 27
Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty

SHENANDOAH, a new documentary film by Pulitzer-prize winning photographer David Turnley, will screen at Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater on Wednesday, March 27th at 7pm.

This event is sponsored by the Penny Stamps School of Art & Design and the Residential College of the University of Michigan, where David Turnley holds a joint position as an Associate Professor. 

After the film screening, stay for a Q&A session featuring:

  • Executive Producers Danny Glover and Billy Peterson
  • Civil Rights Lawyer Gladys Limon
  • Residential College Director Angela Dillard
  • Shenandoah Director David Turnley

An epic feature documentary about a coal mining town with a fiery immigrant heritage, once pivotal in fueling America’s industrial revolution and today in decline and struggling to survive and retain its identity, soul and values — all of which were dramatically challenged when four of the town’s white, star football players were charged in the beating death of an undocumented Mexican immigrant named Luis Ramirez. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Turnley’s most personal work, SHENANDOAH creates a deeply felt portrait of a working class community, and the American Dream on trial.

Ticket Prices: $10/​general public; $8/​students/​seniors, vets; $7.50/MITheater members.

More on Shenandoah:
David Turnley to discuss race, equality in documentary Shenandoah’ — Michigan Daily
David Turnley’s Documentary, Shenandoah’ — NYTimes​.com