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Chronicles of Color: Underground History Film Screening

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Woodson African American Museum of Florida in collaboration with the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance and Merfolk Media Alliance, presents a screening of Underground History. The Underground History film screening and community discussion will present a work-in-progress documentary and gather feedback about the film from the audience. The event will provide an opportunity for discussion with the filmmakers and project advisors, as well as exploration of ideas for on-going engagement in community efforts around St. Petersburg’s history, archeology, and cultural heritage.

After the screening, join in a community conversation with the filmmakers Polita Glynn and Devin Rice, and participants This event will be moderated by Patrick Arthur Jackson.

Panelists include USF anthropology professor, John Arthur; professor of English, literature & cultural studies at USF, Thomas Hallock; and storyteller and resident, Wanda Stuart.

Registration is suggested but not required to attend. Funding for this program is provided through Community Project Grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Merfolk Media Alliance. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

April 11 @ 6:00 pm -
April 11 @ 8:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Polita Glynn, Merfolk Media Alliance director and Underground History filmmaker; Devin Rice, Underground History, filmmaker; John Arthur, USF anthropology professor; Thomas Hallock, professor of English, literature & cultural studies at USF; Wanda Stuart, storyteller and resident; Ms. Gwendolyn Reese, President African American Heritage Association of St. Petersburg; and Patrick Arthur Jackson, Manager of Education, Outreach and Program Design, The Woodson African American Museum
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Event Contact:

Patrick Arthur Jackson
(727) 323-1104

Event Venue:

Woodson African American Museum of Florida
2240 9th Ave S.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33712
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Venue Phone:
(727) 323-1104

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