Pinhook Documentary Premieres at University of Missouri

Taking Pinhook, a new documentary about Pinhook and its displaced residents, was screened for the first time last night at an event that was part of the University of Missouri Black Studies Department’s Black History Month Series. Several displaced Pinhook residents were in attendance including Debra Tarver and Aretha Robinson. They answered audience questions following the screening along with directors Elaine Lawless and Todd Lawrence.


(Photo Credit: Darcy Holtgrave)

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Laura Hatcher says:

    Reblogged this on Disasters, Property and Politics and commented:
    For my readers interested in the 2011 flood, and its effects on African American populations in the region and Mississippi County/New Madrid County, Missouri, you may want to check this out.

    1. Todd says:

      Thanks for the reblog, Laura! The most recent version of our film (With a thanks to you) should be up on the site later tonight. It’s got a few new things in it — including a voiceover.

  2. Laura Hatcher says:

    Great! I’ll post an update on my blog, too, in a few days. More than a few people were interested…

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