Words are Freedom: Nightjohn

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February 17, 2013


Brooklyn Public Library, central branch

Prospect Heights

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult


Event 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.

Address: 10 Grand Army Plaza
Prospect Heights, NY 11238
Phone: 718-230-2100
Website: www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org


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