The National Park Service is hosting a free series of film screenings in February and March at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site. Set to take place every Sunday at 2 p.m., the series will focus on African-American culture and history in the Lowcountry and will complement the Gullah heritage programs at the park each Saturday during the same period.
February, viewers will see the PBS series Slavery and the Making of America. In March, the films include The Language You Cry In, which traces a burial hymn; The 54th Massachusetts, a Civil War Journal video; and Bin Yah, about residents of Mt. Pleasant African-American communities. The Charles Pinckney Site is located at 1254 Long Point Road. Call (843) 881-5516 for more info.