NSU will host screening of ‘Love Them First’ documentary


NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Professor of New Media, Journalism and Communication Arts Melody Gilbert will host a screening of “Love Them First,” a documentary that follows the a courageous public school principal as she confronts critical issues surrounding the education system in the United States today that are system in every corner of the country.  The film would be of interest to educators, future educators, students and parents, Gilbert said.


A trailer and more information about the film is available at www.lovethemfirst.com.


The screening will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the Varnado Hall Ballroom and will be followed by a question and answer session.  Admission is free and open to the public.


This screening is the second in a series of monthly documentary screenings sponsored by the Department of New Media, Journalism and Communication Arts that is intended to spark discussion and create conversations.