Settling In : Documentary’s Airdates Announced

Airdates for the new documentary Settling In: Immigrants & Cultures That Built Mid-Michigan have been announced. The program premieres on public television station Q-TV (Mid-Michigan) this February 28 at 7pm. It will also air at 8pm on March 5. Unfortunately, there are currently no plans to make the show available in other parts of the state. It will also not be made available online.

Settling In will tell the stories of immigrants to Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region. Among the various groups featured will be the German settlement at Frankenlust. Previews were featured in two previous posts here and here.

 

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Settling In : A New Documentary about the Immigration Experience

Settling In is a new documentary currently under production by PBS station WDCQ out of Bay County, Michigan. Scheduled to air this fall, the program will look at immigration to Michigan’s Bay Area. It will feature scenes from and interviews with members of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Frankenlust. The producers have recently released this preview of a clean-up event at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery:

More information, as it becomes available, will be posted on this blog.