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Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday 

Visit the remnants of once-thriving towns to discover the origins of their birth, boom and demise.

Free public screenings in August feature engaging Q&A's with local historians.

Brookings: Tuesday, August 6, 2pm, South Dakota Art Museum

Mitchell: Thursday, August 8, 7pm, Black Box Theatre, Dakota Weslyan University

Vermillion: Monday, August 12, 7pm, Coyote Twin Theatre

Sioux Falls: Thursday, August 15, 7pm, SDPB Sioux Falls Studios, 601 N. Phillips Ave.

Each 30-minute screening features a Q&A with SDPB’s Stephanie Rissler, producer of Vanished South Dakota, and a local historian.

Image - SDPB Producer Stephanie Rissler on location for VAnished South Dakota documentary.jpg

About Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday

Set to premiere August 2019, this thought-provoking documentary visits remnants of once-thriving towns to discover what led to the birth, boom, and demise of formerly prosperous communities throughout the state. More information: