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The College Town Film Series returns for a 2024 viewing season with “Throwbacks"

The poster for the 2024 “Throwback” College Town Film Series. Flyer provided by Evey Wilson Wetherbee.
The poster for the 2024 “Throwback” College Town Film Series. Flyer provided by Evey Wilson Wetherbee.

Mercer, Middle Georgia State University and Wesleyan College are hosting the College Town Film Series yet again this year, following up their January 25 screening of "Paper Moon" with "Back to the Future" at Mercer University Feb. 1 and "Groundhog Day" on Feb. 8.

Evey Wilson Wetherbee, a journalism professor at the Reginald Murphy Center for Collaborative Journalism, will be hosting the Feb. 1 showing of "Back to the Future" at the Douglass Theatre in downtown Macon at 7 p.m.

The movies are free for anyone with a valid college ID and $5 for general admission. "Come on out and enjoy the fun," Wetherbee said, detailing her excitement for Mercer students to watch some fun films and to connect with other students in the area.

"Back to the Future" is a 1985 family action-comedy starring Michael J. Fox about a young man who travels back in time from the 1980s to the 1950s to help his parents stay together. "Groundhog Day" is a 1993 romantic comedy starring Bill Murray about a Pennsylvania local weatherman who gets trapped reliving Groundhog Day over and over trying to get his day "right," slowly learning how to be a better person.


Henry Keating

Henry Keating '24 is a Journalism and History student at Mercer. He has worked at The Cluster as SGA correspondent, State and Local News Editor, Managing Editor and now as the Editor-in-Chief. Henry has held internships at the Macon Newsroom, Macon Telegraph, and Greenville Post and Courier. He enjoys backpacking, rom-coms, pottery and photography.


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