Richland Library & SCETV Offer Special Film Screenings

See Documentary "Tell Them We Are Rising" before the Premiere

WHAT: Film Screening: Tell Them We Are Rising

WHEN/ 5:30 - 8 p.m., Tuesday, January 16
WHERE: Richland Library North Main

5306 North Main St.
Columbia, SC 29203

6 - 8:30 p.m., Thursday, February 1

Richland Library Sandhills
763 Fashion Dr.
Columbia, SC 29229

WHO: Free & open to the public

As we prepare to celebrate Black History Month, join Richland Library and SCETV for a sneak peek of Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. There are two opportunities to view and discuss the documentary:

5:30 - 8 p.m., Tuesday, January 16 at Richland Library North Main
6 - 8:30 p.m., Thursday, February 1 at Richland Library Sandhills
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is supporting and funding these programs as part of a public media initiative, called American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen.

If you can't make either program, catch the documentary's premiere 9 p.m., Monday, February 19 on PBS' Independent Lens.

For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email

About Richland Library

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