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August 28, 2019 - 2:21pm

Reel Discussion at Richmond library: 'Songcatcher' -- about female musicologist denied promotion who heads to Appalachia in 1907 to record songs and write

posted by Billie Owens in Event.

Reel Discussion

Place:  Richmond Memorial Library

Date & Time:  Thursday, Sept.12th at 6 p.m.

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. On Thursday, Sept. 12th at 6 p.m., we will be showing the movie is “Songcatcher.”

It's a film about a woman whose drive to pursue the things she believes in leads her on an unexpected path to self discovery. It is 1907 and musicologist Lily Penleric, Ph.D., has just been denied a promotion in the male-dominated world of her university. Frustrated and determined to get academic recognition, she heads to Appalachia with a recording device and writing materials.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia, NY 14020, USA

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