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Franklin and Grand Isle

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Franklin

January 11 — Film Discussion: Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie: Part One: "A Very New Idea." Part of the Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie series. This six-part collaborative documentary produced by several dozen Vermont-based filmmakers uses personal stories, rare footage, compelling interviews, and original reenactments to explore the history and contemporary culture of the Green Mountain State and tell how one small state has made a very big difference. This part explores the Native and Colonial roots from which Vermont grew. Led by Dorothy Tod. Hosted by the Montgomery Town Library. Montgomery Center, Montgomery Public Safety Building, 86 Mountain Rd, 2:00 pm. June Abramowitz, (802) 326-4239.

January 14 — Live Stream of What’s the Use of Stories That Aren’t Even True? A Vermont Reads Event and First Wednesdays talk. Public viewing of the live video feed from Burlington of Salman Rushdie, author of VHC's 2015 Vermont Reads Book, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, discussing the importance of storytelling. Hosted by the Richford Jr.-Sr. High School. Richford Jr.-Sr. High School, 1 Corliss Hts, 5:00 pm. Annette Goyne, (802) 848-7416 x263.

January 25 — Film Discussion: Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie: Part Two: "Under the Surface." See description above. This part explores labor wars, eugenics, the McCarthy era, and progressive Republicanism. Led by Jill Mudgett. Hosted by the Montgomery Town Library. Montgomery Center, Montgomery Public Safety Building, 86 Mountain Rd, 2:00 pm. June Abramowitz, (802) 326 -4239.

February 8 — Film Discussion: Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie: Part Three: "Refuge, Reinvention, and Revolution." See description above. This part explores innovation, interstates, and counter-culture. Led by Jill Mudgett. Hosted by the Montgomery Town Library. Montgomery Center, Montgomery Public Safety Building, 86 Mountain Rd, 2:00 pm. June Abramowitz, (802) 326 -4239.

February 22 — Film Discussion: Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie: Part Four: "Doers and Shapers." See description above. This part explores progressivism in education and state law from Act 250 to civil unions. Led by Jill Mudgett. Hosted by the Montgomery Town Library. Montgomery Center, Montgomery Public Safety Building, 86 Mountain Rd, 2:00 pm. June Abramowitz, (802) 326 -4239.

March 8 — Film Discussion: Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie: Part Five: "Ceres' Children." See description above. This part explores participatory democracy and ethics in conservation and farming. Led by Nora Jacobson. Hosted by the Montgomery Town Library. Montgomery Center, Montgomery Public Safety Building, 86 Mountain Rd, 2:00 pm. June Abramowitz, (802) 326-4239.

March 22 — Film Discussion: Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie: Part Six: "People's Power." See description above. This part explores contemporary tensions over energy, independence, climate, and the state's future. Led by Jon Margolis. Hosted by the Montgomery Town Library. Montgomery Center, 2:00 pm. June Abramowitz, (802) 326-4239.

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