Facing the Laughter: Minnie Pearl
The first full-length documentary on the life and work of Country Music Icon, Minnie Pearl (aka Sarah Cannon). This is her story… simple, yet complicated. A permanent fixture in country music yet music was clearly not her gift.
She was a dichotomy – Sarah was educated, serious, intelligent, articulate, ambitious and untraditional in many ways. Minnie was uncomplicated, direct, playful and quite traditional. A young girl hailing from a small Tennessee town with big dreams of being a Shakespearian actress on the world stage was more like a delusion in the 1930’s. But she did make it on the world stage – with her recognizable costumes and same opening line that never grew tiresome. The legacy she let was on ofView more
Running time 90 mins
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Feb 6, 2023 at 04:00 pm (Mon)
- Feb 6, 2023 at 06:30 pm (Mon)
28250 Diehl Road, Warrenville, IL 60555