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Proclamation and Out of Obscurity Documentary
80th Anniversary Film Festival
2019-08-19 18:00:002019-08-19 20:00:00America/New_YorkProclamation and Out of Obscurity DocumentaryKate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Monday, August 19 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Add to Calendar2019-08-19 18:00:002019-08-19 20:00:00America/New_YorkProclamation and Out of Obscurity DocumentaryJoin us for the reading of a proclamation from the Virginia House of Delegates marking the 80th Anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In at 6 pm, followed by a 6:30 screening of Out of Obscurity.Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Join us for the reading of a proclamation from the Virginia House of Delegates marking the 80th Anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In at 6 pm, followed by a 6:30 screening of Out of Obscurity.
This documentary by Matt Spangler features the events of the Library Sit-In on August 21, 1939 at the Barrett Library, a protest believed to be one of the first of its kind in the century. A reception with treats, anniversary pins and postcards will follow.
Many people have started reading books on the subject of race in the United States. This club aims to unite individuals to discuss these works and the themes they contain. This club is for all people.Register