LOCAL FEATURE: The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance
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Narrated by Garrison Keillor, Emmy-nominated "The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance" tells the story of a changing America through the lens of one of the nation's most popular country music radio shows during the 1930s and 40s: the National Barn Dance. The one-hour documentary weaves rare performance footage, home movies, and candid photographs with first-hand accounts from fans and performers. Interviews with historians, folklorists and media experts reveal historical and cultural perspectives of this unique period in America's history. Produced and directed by Stephen Parry with supervisory producer Bob Hercules. We will have door prizes including signed copies of the companion book to the film, "The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance" from the University of Illinois Press.
6P - Meet & Greet with the filmmaker with live music provided by The Cornbelt Cowboys.
7P - Screening of "The Hayloft Gang"
8P - Post-show discussion with the filmmakers.
Catalyst Ranch (View)
656 West Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60661
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|