On Constitution Ave, NW between 7th and 9th streets
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia

Take a trip across the Great Plains and learn about the daily lives of pioneers in Liza’s Pioneer Diary. Set in 1848, the film details the struggles of men and women as they define their roles in daily decision-making and survival. Liza learns to be strong in the face of her husband’s disapproval, and the men learn to respect the women’s strength and tenacity. Drawing on the diaries and firsthand accounts of pioneers, director Nell Cox dramatizes the struggles of these individuals and their quest for survival in the face of uncertainty and death. (1976, 87 min.)

Film is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. Please enter through the Special Events Entrance on the corner of 7th and Constitution Ave.

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Added by Kawilmes on October 31, 2006

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