Becoming American Film Series (See Event Details for Film List)
February 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Becoming American is a six-week series of public programs created by City Lore in partnership with the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience. Major funding for the project has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Find out more at www.becoming-american.org.
All films will be shown at the Paris-Bourbon County Library Community Room, 7-9 PM. Free & open to the public.
February 11 – New York, A Documentary Film and The Jewish Americans
February 18 – Welcome to Shelbyville [Tennessee]
March 4 – The New Americans: The Nigerians
March 11 – Destination America: The Golden Door
March 18 – My American Girls
March 25 – The Search for General Tso
The Hopewell Museum will be showing each film followed by a brief discussion in partnership with the Paris-Bourbon County Library. This film series is supported by the exhibit: Becoming American: The Immigrant Experience in Bourbon County, Kentucky on display at the Hopewell Museum February 10-May 30.