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Downing of a Flag Virtual Screening and Discussion
October 20, 2021 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
WGCU will host a screening and discussion of the first hour episode of Downing of a Flag, a two-hour documentary film that uses firsthand interviews featuring various perspectives and a wealth of historical footage to examine the impact of the Confederate Battle flag on the people, politics and perceptions of South Carolina and beyond. WGCU will be joined by the film’s Director and Susie Films President Scott Galloway and Executive Producer and Strategic Films Owner Duane Cooper.
Downing of a Flag focuses on the Confederate Battle flag and its impact on the people, politics, and perceptions of South Carolina and beyond. Through firsthand interviews featuring various perspectives and a wealth of historical footage, Downing of a Flag traces the symbol’s controversial relationship with the Palmetto State, exploring its true meaning and how an unspeakable tragedy served as the catalyst for its long-debated removal.
Support for this event is provided by the ETV Endowment of South Carolina.