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Carolina 85

Since opening in 1927, the Greensboro Carolina Theatre has been a palace for dream and fantasy, a place where the Segregation Law was established and abolished, a building which survived the decline of downtown in the 1960's and '70's and a fire in the 80's. Paula Damasceno interviews people who had their life connected to the theater putting together different generations, their memories. arolina 85 is a celebration of a saved community treasure - The Carolina Theatre - but also a reminder about a said part of the southern US history.

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Carolina 85 is a personal narrative documentary that tells the history of the Greensboro Carolina Theatre.
This short documentary explores the memories and history about a traditional movie theater in the southern city of Greensboro, NC.
It is the director's personal search about old traditional movie theaters and their relationship with history, urban development and culture.
Carolina 85 is a celebration of a saved community treasure - The Carolina Theatre - but also a reminder about a said part of the southern US history.
With footage archive and photos archives from the 20's to the present days Carolina 85 is a beautiful collage of images, sound and music that involves the audience in a dream of history and stories from The Carolina Theatre and the US South.
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Copyright © 2014 Paula Damasceno

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