*UPDATE (as of 8/4): Tickets are no longer available for the Friday, August 10 screening of JOSIAH. It is a sold-out show. A second show (screening only, no intro or panel) has been added for Sunday, August 12.
YOU’RE INVITEDTO A SPECIAL SCREENING OF
Through interviews with leading experts and Josiah Henson’s descendants, the film traces Henson’s harrowing journey from slavery in Maryland and Kentucky to freedom in Canada. This is an unmissable documentary that restores a hero of the abolitionist movement to his rightful place in history. Directed/Produced by Jared Brock. U.S., 2018, 56 min.
The film screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Jared Brock and Catherine Leggett, First Lady of Montgomery County. Tickets are $5 and are available on the AFI Silver Theatre website and at the AFI box office.
When: Friday, August 10th
Where: AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parking: AFI Silver Theatre is conveniently located near several public parking garages. Both the Wayne Avenue Garage and the Town Square Garage offer FREE parking after 7:00 p.m. on Monday–Friday.
The Wayne Avenue Garage is located on Wayne Avenue, between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street.
The Town Square Garage is located on Fenton Street, between Roeder Road and Ellsworth Drive.
For additional parking options, visit silverspringdowntown.com.
Doors open at 7:00 PM and movie begins at 7:30 PM.
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