A View From Across the River
Professor Anissa Graham, a native of Columbus, GA, will discuss how Phenix City was and is viewed by those who live across the Chattahoochee River. The presentation will focus on the symbiotic relationship of the two towns, from the 1950s to the present. “Up from The Ashes,” the documentary about Phenix City will also be shown.
Movie genre: documentary
Runtime: 26 minutes
University of Alabama Center for Public Television, Tuscaloosa, AL. Produced by Max Shores. Covers a brief description of what happened during the martial rule and interviews many of the prominent people involved. It aired as part of “The Alabama Experience” documentary series.
This event is part of the Community Wide Read. Learn more at http://hmcpl.org/wickedcity