The Varsity has been home to prom dates, homecoming crowds (for both UGA and Georgia Tech), and even a wedding reception (or three). It’s perhaps the best known drive-in in the South. Perhaps lesser known, however, is the story of the Varsity’s integration during the Civil Rights Movement. In the short documentary If We So Choose, filmmakers introduce the individuals who were part of the sit-ins and give a history of their effort.
If We So Choose: Untold Stories: Preserving Athens Civil Rights History
2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28
@Athens-Clarke County Library
FREE - followed by a panel discussion featuring some of the protesters
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