Friday, January 24, 2014

Free Screening of '12 Years A Slave'

President Lincoln's Cottage and the Armed Forces Retirement Home are proud to commemorate Black History Month with a FREE screening of "12 Years a Slave," the award-winning film adaptation of Solomon Northup's harrowing odyssey. Join us for the screening at 6:00 pm on Thursday February 27, and then return for a program at 1:30 pm on Friday February 28 featuring Vera Williams, Clayton Adams, and Justin Gilliam, three direct living descendents of Solomon Northup.

Reservations required due to limited capacity. Email HMalson@savingplaces.org or call 202-829-0436 x31228 to reserve your space at the screening and/or lecture.

Photo courtesy Fox Searchlight.
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President Lincoln's Cottage
A Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Upshur Street at Rock Creek Church Road, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20011


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