The Five States of Colorado Screening – Grand Junction

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Join us for an engaging exploration and illustration of the history, culture, concerns, and needs of each of the five featured regions. Designed for a wide range of audiences from elementary school-age to adults, this film addresses the history and issues within the five regions of Colorado to inform, educate, and serve as a basis for community discussion.

The film explores how in 1861, the U.S. Congress carved Colorado’s boundaries representing no river, mountain range, tribe, or language group to enclose five distinct areas that are now Southern Colorado, Western Colorado, the Eastern Plains, the Front Range along the eastern face of the mountains, and Metropolitan Denver. Each of these regions within the state’s man-made boundaries vastly differs in terms of populations, communities, cultures, communications, and economies that have evolved from their varied geography and histories. Community conversation following the screening.

This event is a great opportunity to learn about Colorado, meet fellow movie enthusiasts, and support our local community. Don’t miss out on this exciting event!

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