By-Invitation Screenings of Down in the Old Belt: Voices from the Tobacco South.
  • Roanoke, Virginia, Wednesday, September 14th, 2005, The Grandin Theatre, 7:00 PM  (SOLD OUT)
  • Danville, Virginia, Friday, September 16th, 2005, Danville Community College auditorium, 7:00 PM, Co-sponsored by DCC and the Danville Historical Society
  • Roanoke, Virginia, Sunday, September 18th, 2005, Virginia’s Explore Park, Blue Ridge Parkway auditorium, 3:00 PM.
  • South Boston, Virginia, Tuesday November 1, 2005, The Prizery, 700 Bruce Street. Sponsored by: The Community Arts Center Foundation and South Boston-Halifax County Museum.
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, Tuesday, November 8, 2005, 7:00 PM. Virginia Tech Premiere, 2150 Torgersen Hall, Reception following. Sponsored by: Geography, History and Agricultural and Applied Economics Departments. Read article in Virginia Tech News.
  • Hollins University, February 8, 2006, 7PM, Hollins University Visual Arts Center Auditorium, reception following, free.
  • Richmond Premiere, February 15, 2006, 5:30 PM, The Library of Virginia, reception following, free. Sponsored by The Library of Virginia, The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy, The Virginia Tobacco Commission, and Swinging Gate Productions, LLC. To see pictures of this event click here.
  • Cave Spring High School, Roanoke Virginia. March 8, 2006. Read Across America.
  • Blue Ridge Society of American Foresters meeting. Holiday Inn, Roanoke, VA. (540) 366-8861. Or contact Neil Clark, Chair, BRSAF, (540) 231-4674.
  • Reynolds Homestead in Critz Virginia, Thursday, April 6, 2006, 7 PM. Filmmaker will discuss the film. Refreshments following, free. For more information, check their website, www.reynoldshomestead.vt.edu/
  • Pittsylvania County Historical Society, Monday, April 17, 2006, 7:30 PM at the Clerk's Office behind town hall. Free. Contact: Mary Catherine Plaster, 434.432.9672
  • Vision Film Festival, Roanoke Area, Saturday, April 22, 2006,     O. Winston Link Museum Theatre, 1:30 PM. 2:30 - Q and A session with filmmaker. Also 8:35 PM Buchanan Theatre. For information contact Vision Film Festival.
  • Appalachian Film Festival, Huntington, WV. Friday, April 28, 2006 . Down in the Old Belt was awarded Best Documentary Film. For information contact Appalachian Film Festival.
  • Explore Park, Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center, Sunday, April 30, 2006, 2 PM , Free to public.
  • Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 13-15, 2006.  Featured at the National Folk Festival.
  • Library of Congress, Washington D.C., July 5, 2007. Boktin Lecture Series.