This Side of the River


This Side of the River DVD

A History of Independence – Settled by freed slaves in 1865 and officially incorporated in 1885, Princeville, North Carolina is among the oldest towns in the United States founded by African-Americans. Princeville’s survival through prejudice, segregation, economic hardships, and devastating floods is a previously untold chapter of American history.



USA – 2006 – 52 minutes

SPECIAL FEATURES: Princeville Remembers the Flood (18 minutes), deleted scenes.



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