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VIRTUAL: Film Discussion: How the Monuments Came Down

Title:VIRTUAL: Film Discussion: How the Monuments Came Down
Date & Time:Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Virtual Only Event, Meeting or Activity
Meetings, events or activities that will be held exclusively online or via telephone conference.
Event Details:How the Monuments Came Down,” produced by Field Studio in association with VPM, Virginia’s home for public media, is a timely and searing look at the history of white supremacy and Black resistance in Richmond. The feature-length film — brought to life by history-makers, descendants, scholars, and activists — reveals how monuments to Confederate leaders stood for more than a century, and why they fell. Join a virtual discussion with public historian Lauranett Lee and Eugene Thompson, past member of the Alexandria Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Confederate Memorials and Street Names, about this important film. We invite you to screen the film in advance for free between October 16 and October 20 online.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Black History Museum, Equity, Museums

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