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WQLN presents Becoming Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman : Visions of Freedom

WQLN presents Becoming Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman : Visions of Freedom In-Person

Join us in Blasco's Hirt Auditorium for biopics about trailblazing scientists, musicians, and history-makers on the big screen! Hosted by the Erie County Public Library in partnership with WQLN. Free and open to the public. No registration required. All films shown with closed captions. Questions? Call (814)451-6927 or visit events.erielibrary.org. This event is part of the Trailblazers film series. See below for film summaries:

Becoming Frederick Douglass is the tale of how a man born into slavery became one of the most influential voices for democracy in American history. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Stanley Nelson explores the role Douglass played in securing the right to freedom for African Americans. Run time 54 minutes, 6 seconds.

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom goes beyond the legend and tells the story of the inspiring woman who repeatedly risked her own life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. Born 200 years ago in Maryland, Harriet Tubman was a conductor of the Underground Railroad, a Civil War scout, nurse and spy, and one of the greatest freedom fighters in our nation’s history. Run time 54 minutes, 6 seconds.

Saturday, March 18, 2023
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
H.O. Hirt Auditorium
Branch :
Blasco Memorial Library
  Adults     All Ages     Seniors  
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Event Organizer

Erie County Public Library


Blasco Memorial Library
160 East Front Street
Erie, PA 16507

Contact phone: 814-451-6927

Contact email: library-reference@eriecountypa.gov

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