Screening of new PBS film "Homegoings"

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By Jonathan Oh

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June 13, 2013 at 5:00 PM until 8:45 PM

Location: S.C. Department of Archives and History

Phone: 843-917-3350

Email: scaaheritagefound@gmail.com

Event Description

The S.C. African American Heritage Commission will host a screening of PBS's new film "Homegoings," which explores African American funeral traditions through the eyes of South Carolina native and Harlem undertaker Isaiah Owens. Reception begins at 5 p.m. Owens will address the audience at 6 p.m. A panel discussion featuring notable funeral directors from across the state will follow, and the screening will begin promptly at 7 p.m. RSVP encouraged to 843-917-3350. The national broadcast of "Homegoings" will begin on PBS stations June 24, 2013.
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