July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Slatersville Preview Screening: The War
Register for this free virtual screening at https://bit.ly/3v59mwV.
The Museum of Work & Culture will offer a virtual documentary screening on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm when critically-acclaimed filmmaker Christian de Rezendes will present a segment of Slatersville: America’s First Mill Village: “The War.” This virtual event will also feature an introduction by and Q&A with the filmmaker.
In this event, documentarian de Rezendes will discuss his upcoming historical documentary series, Slatersville: America’s First Mill Village, which will premiere on Rhode Island PBS in 2022. “The War” covers World War II on the homefront in Slatersville and the achievements of the Kendall Company. This segment, which will run about 30 minutes in length, will also explore the correspondence between those at home with our soldiers abroad.
Through his company, Breaking Branches Pictures (est. 1996), de Rezendes has produced critically acclaimed feature films including 41, a documentary about the youngest victim of the Station Nightclub Fire, Getting Out of Rhode Island, a fully improvised dramedy feature, Alzira’s Story, the family-inspired documentary, and Raising Matty Christian, a documentary about a man born without full limbs whose accomplishments inspired thousands. To date, his work has received more than 35 filmmaking awards. Many of his twenty plus directing credits have been broadcast on PBS and screened internationally at film festivals. De Rezendes continues to direct, film and edit promotional pieces for a wide variety of corporate, non-profit and commercial clients as well as his own projects. For more information about Slatersville, please visit www.firstmillvillage.com.