Through most of Roanoke’s 130-plus year history, businesses have been using advertising to get your attention. A new documentary profiles a talented pool of executives, their legacy of work, and even the jingles you may remember.
A documentary called ‘Pipeline Fighters” will debut in Theaters in Blacksburg and Roanoke. It began as an online series about the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Now it’s become a feature length film that also examines the impact pipelines and fracked natural gas are having on communities beyond the state.
Since it opened in the 1930s, Roanoke’s historic Grandin Theatre has offered both entertaining and educational moviegoing experiences. Now the theater is giving budding filmmakers a shot at a more active role.