Actors' Theatre of South Carolina
Chris Weatherhead and Clarence Felder



















































                            




                                                   
                                                    MOVING IMAGES GROUP at has completed 
                                                          two features & seven family film shorts - 19 film awards!


                                                    John Laurens' War, 
                                                    a docudrama of the forgotten struggle for freedom 

                                                             Has earned eleven global film festival awards!! 
                                                                                    Released in 2021
                                                                            Visit: www.JohnLaurensWarMovie.org






                            Awards...
                    Docudrama feature
                    for Cinematography
                    (Richard Almes)
                        Leading Actor
                    (Robbin Knight)
                        Supporting Actor
                    (Clarence Felder)
                        Direction
                    (Chris Weatherhead)
                               Winner!!
                     A REMI AWARD from 
                     WORLD FEST 
                     HOUSTON FILM FESTIVAL!!​




































































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hard-fought 
war for independence..."  
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                      Call: Chris Weatherhead 
                chrisweatherhead1@gmail.com

HEARTFELT THANKS TO 
OUR TOP DONORS...

A Major Grant from SC HUMANITIES 
The GAYLORD & DOROTHY DONNELLEY FOUNDATION 
CHARLESTON COUNTY ATAX
JOHN & NORMA HALL
JANINE & GEORGE NAGRODSKY
KAREN STAWICKI 
BYRON SCOTT MINERD
GORDON & SUE KING
COLONIAL NOVELIST SUSAN CRAFT 
DR. JANE LaROCHE 
DR. PAUL O'BRIEN
RUSTY & DEBORAH STREETMAN
JEAN CARLTON
TERRY & ALEXIA HELSLEY
WINTHROP TREE SERVICE
MARY ANN & EDWARD TAYLOR
KATHLEEN O'SHAUGHNESSY
LIBBY DISMUKE
MYRON & ANN HARRINGTON
LIN & ED BENNETT
ROBBIN KNIGHT
TERRY WARD TUCKER
ROY & DANN THOMAS
Location Donors...
Old Exchange and Dungeon, Charleston, SC
Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site, SC
Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, SC
Governor Rutledge House Inn, Charleston, SC
Runnymede Plantation, Charleston, SC
Governor Thomas Bennett House, Charleston, SC
Our Lady of Good Counsel, Folly Beach, SC







​More on JOHN LAURENS' WAR docu-drama

 Actors Theatre of SC's Moving Images Group 
received a major grant from SC Humanities
toward docudrama," John Laurens' War"

 A young top aide and brave soldier 
 with George Washington while fighting slavery 
 90 years before it ended...

   Fully tax-deductible donation 
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         Francy Walsh  
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            FLASH!  
                        Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina received 
                   a major Growth Grant from National Endowment 
                        for The Humanities For Statewide Film Series!

            Actors' Theatre of South Carolina will begin free public 
            screening events Sunday, January 30th, at 3:00 pm with a local 
            premiere of their award-winning docudrama, John Laurens’ War,                 
            in partnership with the Calhoun County Library.

            The film series is free of charge, on Sundays from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm.   
            Following screenings, South Carolina scholars and creators of                                                     
            the films will answer questions.                                                                       
            NOTE:  Due to pandemic, the events will be in the banquet hall of the                                                                 Calhoun Hills Golf Complex to allow larger audience and social distancing.  

            Actors' Theatre of South Carolina has received the major Growth Grant 
            from South Carolina Humanities, www.schumanities.org. Funding for 
            the Growth Grants has been provided by the National Endowment for 
            the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021                         
            and the NEH Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue 
            Plan (SHARP) initiative. Screenings of the award-winning films will 
            take place across the state throughout 2022.

            Calhoun County dates and films are: 
            January 30 @ 3:00 pm - "John Laurens' War "... 
            young officer fights to outlaw slavery ninety years before it ended in America

            February 27 @ 3:00 pm - "Frederick Douglass, No Turning Back"...                                                                
                                                 former slave becomes major US statesman

            April 3 @ 3:00 pm - "Calls to Greatness US History...  seven brave heroes tell their stories

            June 26 @ 3:00 pm - "All For Liberty" ... 
                                                        Swiss freedom fighter and his family discover the cost of freedom

            More information about the films is available on the Calhoun County Library website and             Facebook page (calhouncountylibrary.org and @calhounlibrarysc) and on Actors Theatre of             South Carolina  Facebook page
            Although the screenings are free, reservations are required as space is limited. 
            In the event of a pandemic challenge, the Library will attempt to notify all audience members of a             new date. To reserve call 803-874-3389.
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The Calhoun County Library is located in the heart of St. Matthews, South Carolina.  
The library is committed to optimizing library services, strengthening community 
involvement and exemplifying strategic stewardship throughout the various communities 
in our service area, including St. Matthews, Fort Motte, Sandy Run, Cameron, Lone Star 
and beyond.  The library receives county, state, private and grant funding. 








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Artist:​ www.FrancyHeartSong.com
REVIEWS for "Calls To Greatness - US History"… 

“…proves heroes come in many forms - 
male, female; black, white, native Americans,  
young, old, and those with disabilities….can inspire 
everyone to overcome adversity…Fantastic!  
                                                              ME Jones, a Grandmother, S.C.

"…great actors bringing our history alive!…so inspiring!
wild stories about sacrifice and courage.”             
                                                Deirdre Smith Weber, California educator

“…some great patriots who shaped US History…from 
American Revolution to Robert Kennedy in 1968…
captures the spirit of American freedom…students to 
seniors,"Calls…" is entertaining & educational! 
We recommend it!”                       John Hall, Hall Foundation, Ohio


“Great heroes!…many “teachable” moments for families! 
…a reminder how our country has thrived through wars 
by helping each other."                   Hannah & David, Parents, N.C.  


“…looks and sounds fabulous, even on my phone! 
You meet some unknown heroes and hear amazing 
adventures…”                                                  High School Educator, SC

MEET HEROES…
Patrick Henry, John Featherston, Emily Geiger, John Laurens, 
Mary Tenor, Peter Harris (Catawba warrior), Captain Henry Felder, 
Rebecca Motte, Daniel Morgan, Abe Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, 
Teddy Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Robert Kennedy 

STARRING… 
Clarence Felder, Randal Lee Jr., Myra Jones, Robbin Knight, Chris Weatherhead, Kyle Taylor, Michelle Warren, David Loar, 
Karen DeLoach, Dante Rollerson, Scholars, Damon L. Fordham 
& Alexia Jones Helsley, with Cinematography by Trevor Erickson, 
Sound Design, Jay Miley, Director, Chris Weatherhead

LENGTH: 90 min. - Recommended for adults & youth age 10+


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Featured SC Humanities Scholar, Professor Damon Fordham,       The Citadel, Charleston, SC
Scholar, 
Damon L. Fordham will be on a panel at end of Screening - A graduate of the University of South Carolina & College of Charleston, Professor Fordham is author of four books, a public lecturer, & Adjunct Professor of History at The Citadel & Charleston Southern University. He provided on-camera intros for ATSC's Calls to Greatness US History and English Literature.


Featured Panelist: 
Alexia Jones Helsley, historian, archivist and author, is currently Senior Instructor in History and university archivist at USC Aiken. Her favorite publications include Beaufort: a history; South Carolinians in the War for American Independence; Wicked Columbia: Vice & Villainy in SC’s Capital, and Wicked Edisto: the dark side of Eden.
Recipient of the Governor’s Archives Award, Helsley chairs the SC Old Exchange Commission, is Vice-President of the SC Historical Association, and is an advisor to the Historic Flat Rock Foundation. 

FILMMAKERS, CLARENCE FELDER & CHRIS WEATHERHEAD, will be at each screening to answer questions about the making of these award-winning films. RSVP TODAY! 
Seating is limited due to covid related social distancing.