Travel & Tourism

Be among the first to see new film at Biloxi Visitors Center

A new film short “History of Biloxi,” will premier Tuesday at the Biloxi Visitors Center on U.S. 90.

Four free showings begin at 5 p.m. and continue every 30 minutes through 6:30 p.m.

This 11-minute film highlights moments and events in Biloxi and Coast history from the Spanish conquistador of the 1540s through today. It was funded primarily through a Mississippi Bicentennial grant from Mississippi Humanities Council.

Writer and researcher was Deanne Stephens, Ph.D., associate dean of Arts & Letters and associate professor of History at USM Gulf Coast. Videographer was Peter Petro and CAVU Productions. Bill Raymond, the city’s historical manager and Visitors Center manager, served as producer.

“This film allows visitors and locals to learn more about our city and its history, encouraging them to leave the theater wanting to explore the Coast and discover more,” Raymond said.

Reservations are for the premiere are suggested due to space limitations. Call (228) 374-3105.

Sun Herald