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Slatersville Screening: The Mental Smuggler

October 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The 13th annual SENE Film Music & Arts Festival will present Slatersville Preview Screening #10 on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7pm, at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center Theater, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI, across the street from the Old Slater Mill Museum. The event is free but seating is limited. Email firstmillvillage@gmail.com to reserve a seat.

Critically-acclaimed filmmaker, Christian de Rezendes, will present a special screening of the historical documentary series, Slatersville: America’s First Mill Village, which will premiere on Rhode Island PBS in the Fall of 2022. This screening will focus on the controversial origins of Samuel Slater, from his early years in Belper, England to his time in Pawtucket, Rhode Island where he ran the first cotton factory in America.

Please note that this program will run close to an hour, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. This preview will not be presented online publicly. It will only be viewable in its entirety during opening night of the SENE Film Music & Arts Festival.


Blackstone Valley Visitors Center Theater
175 Main Street
Pawtucket, 02860 United States
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