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Film Screening:Evolution of America: 1619-Today

Title:Film Screening:Evolution of America: 1619-Today
Date & Time:Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
201 S. Washington St.
Event Details:“Evolution of America: 1619 to Today” is an hour-long documentary on the historical relevance of the four seminal historical events of 1619 and how they influenced the arc of American history to the present day. 2019 will mark the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first recorded Africans to English North America, the recruitment of English women in significant numbers, the first official English Thanksgiving in North America, and the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of the Virginia Colony. Supported by approximately 16 minutes of narration, the majority of the show features interviews with Virginia and national leaders, including Senator George Allen, Chief Anne Richardson, and Governor L. Douglas Wilder, discussing how the 1619 events are reflected in contemporary American society. Admission is free, cash bar and refreshments available for purchase. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with the screening to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Fees:Admission is free, cash bar and refreshments available for purchase. Pre-registration is available at shop website.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Lyceum, Museums, Old Town

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