Southern Circuit Film SeriesHapeville Hosts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
The City of Hapeville proudly presents the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. The 2021-2022 Series screenings will continue through November 2021. Each film is promptly followed by a pre-recorded conversation with the filmmaker. Viewers can enjoy free admission and/or virtual access to each film screening!
At the Ready | September 26-29 (VIRTUAL SCREENING)
Directed and produced my Maisie Crow
At the Ready takes place in El Paso, Texas, on of the region's largest law enforcement education programs, students at Horizon High School, in El Paso, train to become police officers and Board Patrol agents as they discover the realities of their dream jobs may be at odds with the truths and people they hold most dear. Visit the At the Ready movie website for more information or to view the trailer. You can register here to watch virtually.
Not Going Quietly | October 10-13 (virtual screening)
Directed by Nicholas Bruckman and produced by Amanda Roddy
Not Going Quietly is the story of a young father's chance to meet a powerful senator on an airplane. Their filmed exchange goes viral and sparks one of the most powerful political movements in a generation. Visit the Not Going Quietly website for more information or to view the trailer. You can register here to watch virtually.
And So I Stayed | October 24-27 (virtual screening & in-person screening)
Co-directed by Daniel A. Nelson and Natalie Pattilo
And So I Stayed is a documentary about survivors of abuse fighting for their lives and spending yearas behind bars. This is the story of how the legal system gets domestic violence wrong. This film is made for and by survivors. In person screening will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at the Academy Theatre at 599 N. Central Avenue. Visit the And So I Stayed movie website for more information or to view the trailer. If you choose to watch virtually, please register here.
Duty Free | November 7-10 (virtual screening & in-person screening)
Directed by Sian-Pierre Regis
Duty Free is about a 75-year old immigrant mother who gets fired without cause from her lifelong job as a hotel housekeeper. Her son takes her on a bucket list adventure to reclaim her life. As she struggles to find work, he documents a journey that uncovers the economic insecurity shaping not only her future, but that of an entire generation. In person screening will be held on Monday, November 8, 2021, at the Academy Theatre at 599 N. Central Avenue. If you choose to watch virtually, please register here.