LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- It's a story that spans decades, following an Alabama family from 1939 to 21st century.

"Gee's Bend" showcases how a family in a small town known for quilt-making gets involved in civil rights. Quilts not only help them stay warm through the decades, but become a central focus for this family.

Actor and Marche, Ark. native Shannon Lamb joins Stefanie and Tom on "THV 11 News at 9". She plays the character Nella in the show.

It runs through the Feb. 10 at The Rep.