Colby College students Charlie Jodka and Quinn Burke spent four months making a documentary film about the South End neighborhood of Waterville.

“The South End,” a one-hour film, is scheduled to be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Railroad Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square in Waterville, admission is free.

The film documents a historical part of Waterville known as the South End. This part of Ward 7 reflects the French-Canadians who migrated to Maine and settled in this area of the city, according to a news release from Jodka.

The film is only part and parcel of the people who built their lives here through the businesses they created on the “first Main Street” — to working in the local mills, to the faith that they brought with them, to the education they wanted for their children, and the culture that is slowly being forgotten.

For more information, email Jodka at [email protected].

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