Virtual film screening of 'Silverton Gold'
5:30pm / Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College
The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College will host a FREE Zoom film screening.
Pre-registration is required, please visit https://cswsexhibitappointments.as.me/SilvertonGold
In describing the film, documentarian Sean Owen says “’Silverton Gold’ explores the transition from mining town to tourism/ recreation based economy and the tension between development and preservation, while telling the story of the fortitude, toughness and perseverance of the people of Silverton, Colorado.”
Owen is an independent filmmaker based in Durango, Colorado. His most recent film “Tribal Radio” won Best Native American Documentary at the Santa Fe Film Festival in 2018. More of his filmography and bio can be found at http://seanwilderowen.com.
This program is a part of History Live! Durango, a series of events in September celebrating the humanities in Southwest Colorado. Full schedule of events can be found at https://coloradohumanities.org.
The Center of Southwest Studies, now in its fifty-sixth year, provides an active program of free public lectures and events year-round at its museum, research library, and archives facility on the campus of Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. For more information, please contact the Center’s business office at 970-247-7456 or visit http://swcenter.fortlewis.edu