NEW ALBANY, Ind. (March 31, 2015) – The IU Southeast Institute for Local and Oral History is sponsoring a screening of a film, “New Albany: City by the River.”
The screening will occur on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the Millicent and Norman Stiefler Recital Hall in the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center at IU Southeast.
“New Albany: City by the River” is a 55 minute documentary that uses history to show New Albany’s gradual transformation into a city with numerous restaurants, local attractions and rich artistic culture. The film highlights several historic places in New Albany, including The Grand Theater, the Sherman Minton Bridge, the Division Street School and the Second Baptist Church.
The premiere of “New Albany: City by the River” occurred on Dec. 18, 2013, at The Grand. The film was also shown at the Arts Council Film Festival at The Grand on Feb. 15, 2014, and is available on DVD.
“New Albany: City by the River” was produced and filmed by two IU Southeast alumni: Philip Collins and Daniel Frank. Collins and Frank graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in graphic design in 2012.
During the screening of “New Albany: City by the River,” Uric Dufrene, executive vice chancellor of academic affairs, will make the opening remarks. Collins and Frank will also speak about the film.
The screening will be open to the public, and admission is free.
For more information about the screening of “New Albany: City by the River,” email Elizabeth Gritter, the director of the Institute for Local and Oral History, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, visit the film’s website or its Facebook page for more information about the film.