Free showing of documentary ‘Liberty & Slavery’ Feb. 16
2/10/2017, 9:50 p.m.
A public showing of the documentary “Liberty & Slavery” will be presented 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Virginia Historical Society, it has been announced.
The screening is part of VHS’ 4th Annual Created Equal Film Series in honor of the Rev. Grady W. Powell.
The documentary focuses on how Thomas Jefferson and other founding fathers who created the country and wrote the Constitution reconciled the ideals of liberty and freedom with slavery.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Troy Thomas, a Suffolk native and graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.
The program, co-sponsored by St. John’s Church Foundation, is open to the public without charge or need for reservations, the historical society stated.
Location: Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard.
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 342-9651.