© Center for the Study of the American South
Southern Film Series 2011-12
October 27 - Show Boat (1951)
- Gregory Kable, Department of Dramatic Art, UNC-CH
- Tim Carter, Department of Music, UNC-CH
- Charlene Regester, Assistant Professor, African and Afro-American Studies
February 9 - Mississippi Masala (1991)
March 1 - The Loving Story (2011)
7 p.m. – Screening of The Loving Story, as part of the Ackland Museum Film Forum and the Center’s Southern Film Series. Free for students with a valid ID and $4 for the general public.
The Loving Story (77 min.), tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving and examines the drama, the history, and the current state of interracial marriage and tolerance in the United States. The film was short-listed for an 2012 Academy Award for best documentary film.
8:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion
Moderator - Gene Nichol, Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor of Law, and director of the Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity
- Edward Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, and distinguished historian of the American South
- Mark Anthony Neal, professor of African and African American Studies, Duke University