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The Pop-up Project’s “The Light We Share” At The Tivoli

Dancers in “The Light We Share”
The Pop-up Project

(aired Weds 1/05/22)

“The Light We Share” is a film about creating the connections of vulnerable art in Chattanooga during the pandemic.

It’s the latest work by The Pop-up Project, whose performers are known for their immersive events and site-specific films that tell the stories of our community.

Next week - on Wednesday, January 12th - “The Light We Share” will be screened at the Tivoli Theatre, along with a making-of documentary by our public media partner WTCI PBS.

Jules Downum is co-founder and director of The Pop-up Project - and one of the co-directors of “The Light We Share.”

Emily Compton is executive producer at WTCI PBS.

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