PBS at the Palace
On September 14th WTCI will host a special preview screening in the City’s newest venue, the Palace Picture House. The 120-seat venue is an art film house in the newly renovated and celebrated Tomorrow Building in downtown Chattanooga at Patten Parkway and Georgia Avenue.
The Palace Picture House will have concessions for sale and each screening will kick off with a mixer. Guests will enjoy the historic building and unique aspects of the theater. Local artist’s works are curated in the space and a 16 x 9 screen with an ornate gilded frame sets a wonderful atmosphere. The evening’s entertainment will begin with a Greater Chattanooga episode, a local series featuring the stories that make our community so unique. Support for this event is provided by the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, Southern Adventist University Advancement Department and Brody Jewelers.
Almost 40 years ago Ross Poldark galloped across the TV screens of millions of PBS viewers, vexing villains and winning female hearts in one of MASTERPIECE’s earliest hit series, Poldark. Now the gallant hero rides again in this new season premiere.
Aidan Turner (The Hobbit) stars as Ross Poldark, a redcoat who returns to Cornwall after battle to discover that his father is dead, his lands are ruined, and his true love is engaged to another. Can Poldark change his destiny, restore his lost fortune, and reclaim his love?
WTCI will debut VIETNAM, the much-awaited Ken Burns series, on-air September 17th. This evening's feature film will be followed by a special 20-minute overview of the entire Vietnam series. Tickets for this event are sold out! Please register for one of the upcoming screenings and remember that sustaining members have priority seating and registration.
Thursday, October 12th @ 6 PM
Join WTCI and the Chattanooga Autism Center in celebrating National Disability Awareness Month with this powerful film from POV.
Parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, recruiting other teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of three diverse young athletes, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels like winning.
register for this event online now.
Thursday, November 9 @ 6 PM
Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist. Written and directed by John Scheinfeld, Chasing Trane is the definitive look at the boundary-shattering musician whose influence continues to this day. Enjoy a preview clip of this film now.