Films from the First Decade of Motion Picture History -- In the beginning there were inventors, photographers, mechanics, showmen, magicians, actors and adventurers who with varying degrees of imagination and entrepreneurism were the pioneers of modern cinema. This program brings together a sampling of their works. Highlights include: The early films of Edwin Porter, Lumière Bros., Thomas Edison, Georges Melies, Cecil Hepworth. Brief introductions place the films in context, preceded by a newsreel and cartoon. This is a one of a kind 16mm film show that should not be missed by any cinema enthusiast.
Welcome to Cottage Grove from all of us here at the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce.
Whether visiting Cottage Grove, or a lifetime resident, it is obvious this town and its surroundings are very special. With two rivers, two lakes, waterfalls, and nature trails...outdoor activities abound. Our historic downtown, museums, and covered bridges offer historical activities and shopping. But it's the people who make Cottage Grove a truly magical place. So, again, welcome.