Black Carpet Screening of the movie, "Harriet"

Celebrating Women's History Month
Everyone knows something about the inspiring story of Harriet Tubman, as hers is one of the iconic stories in the history of the Underground Railroad. But how much do you know about the resistance movement led by slaves that followed in Harriet’s footsteps, and how they worked in stealth to claim their own freedom and independence?
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE of the history of Black slave resistance during the Underground Railroad by taking the FOLLOW HARRIET QUIZ and you will automatically receive A PAIR OF FREE TICKETS to a private screening of the movie, "Harriet", and also be eligible to win one of three Ancestry.com DNA Kits, as well as an autographed copy of the book, "Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad: The Geography of Resistance" by Dr. Cheryl LaRoche.

Take the FOLLOW HARRIET Quiz to receive a pair of FREE TICKETS to the movie "Harriet" and a chance to WIN PRIZES (or just get free tickets while they last!)

(space is limited so seating is on a first come first serve basis)

SCREENING DATE

THURSDAY 

MARCH 21, 2020

Doors open at 5:30pm

LOCATION

Xfinity Store in Chinatown

715 7th Street NW

Washington, DC, 20001

Gallery Place

GRAND PRIZE

Prize #1: Win one of three ANCESTRY DNA KITS, where you can learn about your own noble ancestral lineage

 

Prize #2: Autographed copy of “Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad: The Geography of Resistance” 

"Harriet" Screening Event Features

 

Group Discussion and Q&A with: 

 

Host:

Dr. Cheryl LaRoche, Author Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad: The Geography of Resistance 

Moderator

Chris Jenkins, former Washington Post Local Politics Editor

 

Post-Screening "Meet & Greet"

Book Signing with Dr. Cheryl LaRoche  

 

Enter to Win: 

Autographed copy of “Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad: The Geography of Resistance” 

"X1 / Answer 1": 

The four lucky guests who participate in the "X1 / Answer 1" game will win an autographed copy of “Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad: The Geography of Resistance” 

 

Screening Includes: 

  • Reception with free hors d'oeuvres and open bar 

  • Autographed book signing 

  • Harriet Tubman trivia contest  

  • Raffle prizes

Chris Jenkins

former Washington Post Local Politics Editor 

Moderator

Dr. Cheryl LaRoche 

Host

 

Take the Quiz and receive FREE TICKETS to a private screening

of "Harriet" and be eligible for GREAT PRIZES!