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Brown Bag Lecture and Lunch

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Join us on Tuesday, September 26th from 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. as we enjoy a LLI Brown Bag Lecture at the JMU Ice House in downtown Harrisonburg.  After the presentation, we will take a short walk to Rocktown Kitchen for a dutch treat lunch and conversation from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Below is a brief summary of the Lifelong Learning Institute Brown Bag topic (free of charge) that will be presented on Tuesday, September 26th:

"In This Land: The Camp Lyndhurst Saga - German Prisoners of War in the Old Dominion"
This feature documentary, from independent film group Alpha Vision Films, explores a little known and fascinating chapter in Virginia history. "In This Land: The Camp Lyndhurst Saga. German Prisoners of War in The Old Dominion" features historian and author of The Longest Patrol, Gregory L. Owen,  along with President of The Waynesboro Heritage Foundation, Shirley Bridgeforth. You won't want to miss this incredible story that retraces, and at long last reveals, a compelling story in The Shenandoah Valley. James Overton is the founder-producer-director-writer of Alpha Vision Films, a film-making group in the Shenadoah Valley. His work has been broadcast on PBS and "The Camp Lyndhurst Saga" was selected by The Virginia War Memorial. He has produced and directed over 20 films, and is also the host of Monday Night at the Movies at The Historic Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro, VA.

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