Mon, Jun 19|
Black Founders The Forten Family of Philadelphia Documentary Film Premiere
Join us for a fascinating documentary film about the life of abolitionist James Forten and his revolutionary family from the Civil War all the way up to today's descendant preservationist Dolly Marshall. See behind the scenes of Mount Peace Cemetery!
Time & Location
Jun 19, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
About the event
Celebrate Juneteenth by seeing the premiere of “Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia,” a documentary about one of Philadelphia’s earliest and most inspiring African American families. The short-film, produced by WHYY-TV and the Museum of the American Revolution, exposes viewers to free Black Philadelphian James Forten and his fascinating family.