Local Cultural Center Presents World Premiere Of Its New Short Film


Last updated 9/14/2020 at 4:16pm

The Center for Cultural Preservation, western North Carolina’s documentary and history center, has announced the release of its new short film, “They Who Overcame: Stories of Hope and Resilience.”

The film focuses on how elders in this region coped with major challenges that came their way in the past, from pandemics to the Great Depression and how they and their families rose to meet them head-on.

According to the center’s director and filmmaker, David Weintraub, “It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the news, the pandemic, politics and difficult economic times. But what gives...

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