Words are Freedom: Nightjohn - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch



Date: 02/17/13
Hours: 1:30pm
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD
Address:
10 Grand Army Plaza - 718-230-2100
Prospect Heights, NY 11238
www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org

Description: This film follows Sarny, a 12-year-old slave girl, who faces a relatively hopeless life until the arrival of a runaway slave names Nightjohn who secretly begins to teach her to read and write, a crime punishable by death.