Reflections in Rhode Island
in collaboration with Dog Tags Navigators
The Meaning of Memorial Day: Stories of Sacrifice
An original video by Susan Catherine Collyer
Join us for the video premiere + share an intimate experience of history and storytelling
Two days of screenings:
Saturday, May 29, 2021 — Barrington Public Library
- 11am | Video screening
- 2pm | Video screening
Sunday, May 30, 2021 — Bay Spring Community Center
- 1pm | Video screening
- 3pm | Video screening
- 4pm | Live music in the backyard with Guitars for Vets Providence + friends
- 5pm | Video screening
Free and open to the public. Seats are limited: reservations required at this link.
About this event
The Meaning of Memorial Day: Stories of Sacrifice is a video story collection created by Susan Catherine Collyer in collaboration with Trinity Rep’s Blue Star Theater, which provides spaces for Rhode Island veterans to be heard and to share their stories.
Susan’s video is part of Trinity Rep’s online series America Too: Reckoning and Resilience, which combines theater, music, and art with stories in order to catalyze community dialogue. A portion of the video will appear during Trinity Rep’s May episode, called America Too: It’s Our Service, debuting on May 27. Part of the video will also be included in Trinity Rep’s Memorial Day Reflection Walk, which will start at Trinity Rep and end at the Beirut Memorial in downtown Providence.
Barrington Public Library and Bay Spring Community Center are hosting a premiere of the full-length video, and you are invited to join us! Please see the above schedule of screenings and register at this link to reserve your seat.