“Becoming Frederick Douglass” Screening and Discussion Event

In partnership with The Seward House Museum, WCNY invites you to join us on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 1:00 p.m. at the WCNY Studios for a screening and discussion of the film, “Becoming Frederick Douglass.”

The event will begin at 1 p.m. with light refreshments, followed by the screening and discussion at 1:30 p.m.

BECOMING FREDERICK DOUGLAS: Discover how a man born into slavery in Maryland became one of the most influential voices for democracy in American history. Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Stanley Nelson explores the role abolitionist, orator, social reformer, and statesman Frederick Douglass played in securing the right to freedom and equality for African Americans.

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom and Becoming Frederick Douglass are co-productions of Firelight Films and Maryland Public Television with an appropriation from the State of Maryland. These programs are also made possible by Bowie State University, DIRECTV, and Pfizer Inc.


Feb 18 2023


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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WCNY-TV Studios
415 W Fayette Street Syracuse, NY 13204

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