“An Atmosphere of Elegance” – Hosted by The Russell Theatre

Russell Movies


A pair of documentaries produced by Maysville native Michael Tyler McDaniel along with Steven Middleton of  Morehead State University will be featured at the Russell Theatre in March.

“An Atmosphere of Elegance” chronicles the history of the Russell Theater seen through the eyes of employees and patrons who experienced the atmospheric theatre in its heyday.

“Junkers Lament” documents the small-town trade of buying and selling scrap metals, showcasing the hidden economy that exists in the heart of rural Appalachia.

Showtimes are hourly March 23rd and 24th from 1 to 6pm. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted to go toward the historic theatre’s restoration efforts.