LAFOLLETTE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Postmark Filmworks presents “Our Bridges – Stories from When…” A collaborative “Oral History” television series created by Postmark LaFollette with the partnership of WLAF-TV 12 LaFollette and the participation of LaFollette Court Assisted Living, LaFollette Senior Center, and viewers.
“Our Bridges: Stories from When…” will be a series of 30-minute programs to air live on WLAF-TV Channel 12 every first and last Wednesday night beginning Wed., March 2 at 8:30pm. Each program will then be available to watch online at Postmark LaFollette’s website under the “Filmworks” tab and the WLAF YouTube Channel.
The first episode of “Our Bridges – Stories from When….” debuts Wednesday March 2 at 8:30pm on WLAF-TV Channel 12. The series will air through Nov. 30; full episodes and listings are available at postmarklafollette.org – “Filmworks” tab.
Each month will have a specific topic such as: language, church, family, gardening, holidays, music, and much more. The first episode of each month, Postmark Artist and Board Member Deborah Cathryn Purcell will read a classic piece of literature. She will share a story or memory from her own life that comes to mind after the reading. Then Deborah Cathryn will invite viewers to submit stories from their own lives brought to mind by the topics in the reading. The last episode of each month will focus on the reactions from viewers, sharing their stories and memories.
Postmark is focusing on feedback from older generations in Campbell County. Capturing their stories encapsulates decades of valuable knowledge and wisdom – preserving our cultural heritage for future generations. Postmark is working with LaFollette Court Assisted Living to capture the stories of their residents, the LaFollette Senior Center, and plans to work with other local organizations serving older generations.
This is an opportunity to connect generations, make everyone feel included, and provide a new front porch for all generations to “sit and talk a spell.”
This is a television series for Campbell Countians by Campbell Countians.
For more information and to submit stories, contact Postmark LaFollette at 423-871-0455. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 02/28/2022-6AM)