Film Screening | “Charlie’s Place”
January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
During segregation, the Myrtle Beach area was a popular destination for Gullah Geechee people who flocked to Atlantic Beach, “The Black Pearl”, when Jim Crow laws prohibited them from using other beaches. Join us to learn more about this history when we screen the EMMY-award winning documentary, “Charlie’s Place” with its director, Betsy Newman. “Charlie’s Place, tells the story of a nightclub in Myrtle Beach that was a significant stop on the Chitlin’ Circuit in the segregated South.
Charlie’s Place is part of “Carolina Stories”, SCETV’s continuing documentary series on South Carolina history and culture. The series currently contains over 70 documentaries. Charlie’s Place is made possible in part by South Carolina Humanities, The ETV Endowment of South Carolina, The City of Myrtle Beach, Burroughs and Chapin, and by The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the Myrtle Beach Rotary Club