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Black History Month Film Series: Ghosts of Amistad

February 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FREE

In Celebration of Black History Month the East Side Freedom Library Invites You To The Fourth Film In Our Black History Month Series

Ghosts of Amistad

This new documentary follows historians Marcus Reidiker (author of the Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom) as he journeys to Sierra Leone in search of local memories of the 1839 shipboard revolt which gripped the United States, the film uses the knowledge of villagers, fishermen, and truck drivers to recover a lost history from below in the struggle against slavery. Join us not only to view this award-winning film, but also to engage in a conversation about the implications of its story for how we remember and tell our stories.

 

Details

Date:
February 22, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Venue

East Side Freedom Library
1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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