Southern Circuit Film Screening: “Butterfly in the Sky”
Monday February 5, 2024 06:00 PM EST
From the venue:Butterfly in the Sky tells the story of the beloved PBS children’s series “Reading Rainbow,” its iconic host LeVar Burton, and the challenges its creators faced in cultivating a love of reading through television. Two seconds into the bubbling synth sounds of its theme song will have a child of the 1980s or 1990s exclaiming “Reading Rainbow!” Such is the beloved nature of the classic children’s literary television show that introduced millions of kids to the wonder of books. Panel following the film with Bradford Thomason (Co-director/Editor), Dava Whisenant (Executive Producer/Consulting Editor), and Roswell Reads. Southern Circuit is made possible through a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.