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Movies at the Museum: Doc & Merle

Thursday, March 19, 2020
6:00 pm7:00 pm
BRAHM Alexander Community Gallery, 2nd Floor

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Learn about North Carolina's most famous father and son duo in this one of a kind documentary from Joe Murphy and Kevin Balling. The film will be introduced by Doc Watson scholar and super-fan, Willard Watson III. The film is 82 minutes long and will be followed by discussion. Complimentary popcorn is included. This film is sponsored by Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies.

ABOUT THE FILM
Doc & Merle reaches deep into the relationship between Doc and Merle Watson. It gives an historical overview of their evolution as musicians and explores the special bond between them and the North Carolina mountains they call home. During their 21-year career, the Watsons' mastery of guitar and their unique blend of traditional, bluegrass, country and western, blues and gospel music won them an international audience and numerous awards. This documentary is a rich mixture of music, informal interviews, old photographs and rare film footage.

ABOUT MOVIES AT THE MUSEUM

Movies at the Museum features films by North Carolina filmmakers and films about the arts, history, and culture of the Appalachian region. The films feature a guest speaker and are followed by a discussion with opportunities to ask questions and reflect on the films' highlights.

Complimentary popcorn is provided.

MAKE IT A DINNER-AND-A-MOVIE DATE NIGHT!

Partrons are encouraged to enjoy dinner before or after the movie at Bistro Roca. Present your BRAHM movie ticket at Bistro Roca and receive a 10% discount on your meal (offer only valid the day of the film).

Dinner reservations are encouraged.

This event is FREE for members, $5 for nonmembers.

Movies at the Museum is sponsored by Bistro Roca.