NewseumDocs: “Kunta Kinteh Island: Coming Home Without Shackles”

When:
October 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
2014-10-26T14:00:00-04:00
2014-10-26T14:30:00-04:00
Where:
Documentary Theater
555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
USA
Cost:
Free with Newseum admission. Seating is on a space-available basis.
NewseumDocs: “Kunta Kinteh Island: Coming Home Without Shackles" @ Documentary Theater | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Join filmmaker Elvin Ross for a screening of his acclaimed documentary film, “Kunta Kinteh Island: Coming Home Without Shackles,” which chronicles the journey of the most celebrated captive African, Kunta Kinteh, whose life was characterized and featured in the TV movie and book, Roots, created by his descendant Alex Haley. The screening is sponsored by the Newseum Institute and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).

Newseum Institute COO Gene Policinski will have a brief conversation with Ross before the film is viewed.

For more information about the film: www.kuntakintehislandmovie.com

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