Breaking Branches Pictures announces the production of a new documentary Slatersville: America's First Mill Village. This film will tell the story of the Slatersville Mill and the design and settlement of America's first pre-planned mill village in Slatersville, Rhode Island (a village in the Town of North Smithfield) and its important role in the Industrial Revolution. Slatersville will be directed by award winning filmmaker Christian de Rezendes, a lifelong resident of North Smithfield and owner of Breaking Branches Pictures, also based in the town. Produced in cooperation with the Town of North Smithfield and Town Administrator Paulette Hamilton, Slatersville is a story about Individuals and Community, Ingenuity and Manpower, and Creation and Restoration. "This film will provide an accurate historic representation of the village that set the tone for the Industrial Revolution. I am proud to be part of this partnership." stated Hamilton. This film will bring together historic and ...
Amanda de Rezendes