Director: Bill Morrison
Spring 1927: the great Mississippi River breaks its banks in 145 places, flooding 27,000 square miles, claiming hundreds of lives and causing 600,000 people to be displaced; thus starting a mass migration of Delta Blues culture throughout America.At a time when flooding is becoming an increasing problem for our own communities, Bill Morrison’s film looks at the long term effects of this catastrophic disaster.
Doors open at 7pm, bar available.
There is parking available at Cotehele.
Travel to this event by train on the stunning Tamar Valley branchline. It is a short 1 and 1/2 mile walk from Calstock train station.