FILLING THE GAP
SUNDAY, JANUARY 15 @ 2PM
Conceived as an effort to alter the way African-American children see themselves and their ancestors, this docu-drama highlights the inventive and inspired contributions of African-Americans in the 1840s, the period leading to the Civil War in American History. Developed in collaboration with Florida-based historian Mary Fears to produce a historically accurate portrayal of the brave, compelling lives of African American skilled craftsmen, artists, inventors, and Union spies, the film is certain to enthrall young audiences with this overlooked facet of history.
USA, 2010, 83 min, docu-drama, English, TyroneYoung, dir.
Teachers College, Columbia University - The Chapel (175 Zankel Hall)
525 West 120th Street - Room 263 Macy
New York, NY 10027
|Minimum Age: 10|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|