The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech presents a free screening of “Free State of Jones” on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Lyric Theatre.
Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Event Types: Arts & Theatre, Speaking Engagements
The latest installment in the Civil War Film Series showcases the fascinating true story of a group of black and white Mississippians who challenged the Confederacy and everything it stood for.
The 2016 film is rated R and stars Matthew McConaughey and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
For more information on the film, visit: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1124037/.
Dr. Victoria E. Bynum, author of the book “The Free State of Jones”, will be on hand to give a brief lecture and lead an audience discussion.
Admission is free and all are welcome.
The Lyric Theatre is located at 135 College Avenue in Blacksburg, VA.
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