A screening of the film Freedom Ain’t Free will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in Columbia, SC. The film tells the story of persons who paid steep personal costs while in their pursuit of freedom for the disenfranchised. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant in May 2014.
Freedom Ain’t Free will examine the stories of several under-recognized Civil Rights heroes, such as South Carolinians George Elmore and Rev. J.A. De Laine and Detroit housewife Viola Luizzo and will encourage civic-mindedness and tolerance.
The October premiere of the film will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at W.J. Keenan High School Auditorium (316 Pisgah Church Rd. Col, SC 29203).
Freedom Ain’t Free a project of Gene Washington Productions, http://genewashingtonproductions.com/. Fifteen students assisted in the production of the film. For ticket information or to host a screening, call (803) 786-1051, (803) 237-0429.
Image: Writer and Director Eugene Washington with Samuel, one of fifteen students who assisted in the production of the film.