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“Saving the Chattahoochee” Screening

#3 Sally Bethea Credit Hal Jacobs
Hal Jacobs
WATER RIGHTS & WRONGS: Wallers Coffee Shop will screen “Saving the Chattahoochee,” a documentary that looks at the campaign led by Sally Bethea to clean up the river that runs through Atlanta.
Friday April 19, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
Cost: $15
CRITIC’S PICK: Hal Jacobs’ moving documentary about Sally Bethea, one of the first women riverkeepers in the U.S., will be screened at Waller’s Coffee Shop in Decatur Fri., Apr. 19 at 7 p.m. An activist and advocate whose efforts led to a massive cleanup of the Chattahoochee River and a $4 billion investment by the City of Atlanta under the leadership of Shirley “The Sewer Mayor” Franklin. The film renders a vivid portrait of Bethea, a single parent of two sons, who became the face of the Chattahoochee at a pivotal period in the development of Atlanta. Following the film, Bethea and producer/director Jacobs will conduct a Q&A session. — Doug DeLoach

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