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Hope of Escape

USA, 2024
91 minutes, Color

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In Person: Director Amy Gerber

In Hope of Escape, director Amy Gerber, from Reston, Va., brings to light a gripping true story. Enslaved mother and daughter Diana and Cornelia, must escape before they are sold and separated forever. Their only hope is to connect with their free relatives in the North and convince the most powerful abolitionists of their time to help them. The film takes the audience through a new chapter of antebellum slavery that depicts the "above-ground railroad" a term ascribed to raising money to free enslaved loved ones.—Various sources

Saturday, April 27
1:40 PM

Limited to 2 tickets per person

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