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  1. That Really Cool Car Place Over on East Pettigrew Street

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    A brother and sister from England continued in their father’s trade by opening Flying Circus English Cars, a unique repair shop situated near the Durham freeway. Directed by Eric Gordon for…

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    • From Within

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      Ernest and Camryn Smith run Neighborhood Allies, a consultancy that helps organizations working in East Durham value the voices of the people who live there. Directed by Christina Holder for the…

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      • Bryson Rogers: A Perfect Frame

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        The accomplished yet humble pro shop manager at the Village Lanes bowling alley talks about his love of the sport and the family feel at his workplace. Directed by Jay Summach and Alan Young for…

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        • The Bells

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          N.R. and Mabel Bell are a retired couple in their eighties who’ve seen the city undergo many changes from the vantage point of their front porch. Directed by Russell Barfield and Valica Boudry…

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          • Frank & Dolly

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            Frank & Dolly Pokrass reflect on their 24 years running the Blooming Garden Inn, an antique-studded, garden-encircled, opulent yet homey bed & breakfast in the Cleveland-Holloway neighborhood. Directed…

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            • That'll Do

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              A portrait of Henry Kuykendall and Louanne Coulter,
 sheep farmers and border collie breeders living near
 Liberty. They train a special line of purebred border 
collies whose lineage dates back to…

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              • The Curtis Theatre

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                This film looks at the town movie theater as a source of shared experience for the citizens of Liberty. Stories told by the employees, patrons, and the family that built and ran the theater illuminate…

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                • Not on Our Farm

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                  A devoted couple retired from academia and found a new way to contribute to the world and connect people with each other. Houck Medford was born into a rich world of storytelling traditions. As…

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                  • As Though It Never Was

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                    In 1965, there were two high schools in Liberty: Randolph High School for black students and Liberty High School for white students. When Randolph County schools were integrated, Randolph High was…

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                    • Sustaining Liberty

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                      Steve Tate of the Goat Lady Dairy made a choice to grow his business, honoring his sister’s legacy, at a point when others might have chosen to wind it down. His ethos of sustainability drives…

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                      • One Day at a Time

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                        This short documentary explores the past and present of ninety-one-year-old Liberty resident Guy Troy. He competed in the modern pentathlon in the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland, and remained…

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                        • An Awesome Find

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                          Carol Wall shows up every morning with a 
smile to greet her customers at her thrift store, Awesome Finds. After a life of travel, today Carol 
is a major contributor to the small town of Liberty,…

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