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11th Annual Westport Summer Film Series: Root Hog or Die
July 19 @ 6:00 pm
The 11th Annual Westport Summer Film Series is back for Summer 2023 with award-winning films, guest speakers, and Q&A sessions with the filmmakers.
The series starts on Wednesday, July 19, with the documentary Root Hog or Die. Filmed in cinema verité style in rich black and white, the film follows a one-year farming cycle in the hill towns of western Massachusetts and southern Vermont. It aired on public television to great acclaim in the late 1970s.
This screening will be the re-release debut presentation of the film in Massachusetts. A Q&A with filmmaker Rawn Fulton and an expert panel from the local farming community will follow it.
The event begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. The film is at 7 p.m. Beer, wine, and refreshments are available for purchase.
For additional information and to reserve tickets, visit wptculturalcouncil.org/film-series.