Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College will host a free film screening of “Silverton Gold” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday via Zoom.
“Silverton Gold” explores the transition from mining town to tourism/recreation based economy and the tension between development and preservation, while telling the story of the fortitude, toughness and perseverance of the people of Silverton.
Sean Owen is an independent filmmaker based in Durango. His most recent film “Tribal Radio” won Best Native American Documentary at the Santa Fe Film Festival in 2018. For more information, visit www.seanwilderowen.com.
Advance registration is required. To register, visit www.cswsexhibitappointments.as.me/SilvertonGold.
This program is a part of History Live! Durango, a series of events in September celebrating the humanities in Southwest Colorado. A full schedule of events can be found at https://coloradohumanities.org.
For more information, call the business office at 247-7456 or visit www.swcenter.fortlewis.edu.