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Josiah: Documentary Film Screening & Discussion
August 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm$5
The Montgomery Parks Foundation and AFI Silver Theatre present a special screening of the documentary film “Josiah”. 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, 40 min.
The film screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Jared Brock. Tickets are $5 and are available on the AFI Silver Theatre website and at the AFI box office. Proceeds from this event will go to the Josiah Henson Park.
The film screening will take place at AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910.