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Film Screening of Our Alexandria by Robin Hamilton

Title:Film Screening of Our Alexandria by Robin Hamilton
Date & Time:Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
201 S. Washington St.
Event Details:Sponsored by the Alexandria Black History Museum. Robin Hamilton is an Emmy-award winning journalist, television host, moderator, and writer. Currently based in Washington, DC, Robin is a correspondent for the local Tribune affiliate’s newsmagazine program NewsPlus and has hosted DC50-TV’s award-winning Black History month series for the past 4 years. She wrote, produced and directed her first film, This Little Light of Mine: The Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer about famed Civil Rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell is her second documentary, and it discusses the life of this 19th-century crusader against racial injustice. It also highlights the need to preserve Terrell’s former home in Washington, DC, since its dilapidated state puts it at risk for destruction. In the film Our Alexandria, two artists from Alexandria, Virginia revisit a town’s segregated past, and tell the story of family, friendship, loss, and love through their historical dollhouses.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Black History Museum, Lyceum, Museums

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