Join us for the premiere of two original documentaries that shed new light on the lives of a pair of towering figures in the struggle to end slavery, Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass.

The films are directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Stanley Nelson (Attica, Freedom Riders, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution) and Nicole London. The films will broadcast on PBS in October.

Introduction by Pulitzer Prize winning writer, scholar, and activist Salamishah Tillet.

Harriet Tubman, Visions of Freedom, Directed by Stanley Nelson (25 min). Not rated.

Becoming Frederick Douglas, Directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London (25 min). Not Rated.

This event is in partnership with Express Newark.

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium

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