You can’t go home again, but you can make a film about saving it

Bland Simpson, the UNC creative writing professor and Red Clay Rambler, reviews alumnus and critic-turned-director Godfrey Cheshire’s first film in this week’s Independent. In Moving Midway, Cheshire captures the audacious physical relocation of his family’s1848 plantation home, an adventure that dredges up some deep secrets:

“….What first-time director Cheshire knew, and what he dramatizes deftly and with a cool, courteous insight and humor, is that the act of moving Midway would put the old place and all its memories on not one but two roads—the one of several miles to its new location, the other a more circuitous route through a good many hearts and minds.”

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