Precious Places Program 5 - Sun. April 2 at noon

Nile Swim Club

Nestled in the small town of Yeadon, PA, outside of Philadelphia, the Nile Swim Club is the only private swim club in the U.S. owned and operated by African Americans. Over the last 50 years, the Nile Swim Club and its members have seen superstars like Harry Belafonte and The Supreme’s perform. This documentary explores that rich history as well as how the club is relevant today. 

High School Park by Friends of High School Park (Elkins Park)

After a fire destroyed a former high school in Cheltenham, neighbors came together and put forth a visionary plan for the 11-acre property. They proposed to turn the site into a local park and restore its natural ecosystem. The film follows community members as they make their vision a reality. 

Making a Homeplace: The Historically Black Neighborhood of Swarthmore (Swarthmore, Delaware County)

Amid the bucolic Swarthmore Borough, a community remembers the character and traditions that have shaped their neighborhood since The Great Migration.

Sun. Apr.02 at noon & Mon. Apr.03 at 7pm