Film

Richmond International Film Festival

When: Sat., March 4, 2:45 p.m. 2017

"Liberty and Slavery: the Paradox of America’s Founding Father." Revolutionary America was a place of extraordinary paradox. America's Founding Fathers were men yearning for a nation of individual liberty and unprecedented independence. Thomas Jefferson expressed this desire for freedom from England in the Declaration of Independence in 1776 by writing: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." Q&A to follow with Special Guests & Filmmakers.

Price: $8-$10.

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