"The Celluloid South" a series of six films about the American South, will be presented by Coastal Carolina University's Lifelong Learning Society on Tuesday evenings Sept. 24 to Oct. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Covenant Towers in Myrtle Beach. The fee is $30 for Lifelong Learning Society members and $40 for non-members.
Films in the series, which will be led by Tom Jones, assistant professor of theater at Coastal, are:
Sept. 24 - "Barn Burning," based on a Faulkner short story and starring Tommy Lee Jones;
Oct. 1 - "A Trip to Bountiful," from Horton Foote's play, starring Geraldine Page;
Oct. 8 - "A Streetcar Named Desire," from Tennessee Williams' play, with Marlon Brando;
Oct. 15 - "The Grass Harp," based on Truman Capote's 1951 novel;
Oct. 22 - "Conrack," an adaptation of Pat Conroy's novel, "The Water is Wide"; and
Oct. 29 - "Daughters of the Dust," a 1991 film about the Gullah culture.
For more information, contact Coastal's School of Continuing Studies at 349-2665 or visit the Web site at www.coastal.edu/learn.