- This event has passed.
CANCELED: Sanctuary Cinema: Harriet
March 13, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Sanctuary Cinema continues our second season with Harriet (2019).
Friday March 13, 2020 at 7PM at the Guild Hall.
Please join us for our next FREE Screening. Free popcorn and lemonade will again be served and facilitated discussion will follow.
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter in the midst of the Civil War, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of leadership and courage at its best. With a Rotten Tomatoes audience score of 97%, this film will leave you feeling empowered.
“Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave who became a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad, leading slaves to freedom before the Civil War, all while carrying a bounty on her head. But she was also a nurse, a Union spy and a women’s suffrage supporter. Tubman is one of the most recognized icons in American history and her legacy has inspired countless people from every race and background.” https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/harriet-tubman
Sanctuary Cinema is screened on the second Friday of each month. Upcoming in April: “Soufra” follows the unlikely and wildly inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a generational refugee who has spent her entire life in a refugee camp just south of Beirut, Lebanon. https://www.soufrafilm.com/about_the_film Soufra compels us to believe in the power of women, the magic of food, and how a group of women focused on change and bettering their families, will eventually wear down walls. https://www.facebook.com/pg/soufrafilm/reviews/?ref=page_internal
Enjoy free popcorn during the film, and all are welcome to join a brief discussion of each film following the screening.
For more info: email@example.com or 718-624-1850, ext. 10.