Cheating the Stillness: The World of Julia Peterkin Film Screening and Discussion
Produced by award-winning documentary filmmaker Gayla Jamison, The World of Julia Peterkin: Cheating the Stillness chronicles the controversial life of South Carolina author Julia Peterkin, Pulitzer Prize winner for her sensitive portrayal of rural African Americans of the 1920s.
Join us at the Main Library on April 28 for a reception at 5:15 p.m. and film screening at 6 p.m. The film will be followed by a discussion with the producer and editor about the challenges of making this film. Sponsored by the Charleston County Public Library, Charleston Friends of the Library, College of Charleston, S.C. Historical Society, Charleston Library Society, Center for Women and a donor-advised fund of Coastal Community Foundation.