Washington, DC Emancipation 2009 Commemoration
Black Studies Film Festival
DC Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.
Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
Two films are by Canadian actor and producer Anthony Sherwood:
Honour Before Glory, a film about Canada’s only all black battalion during World War I, the No. 2 Construction Battalion. Blacks from Canada, the United States and the Caribbean served in the unit;
100Years of Faith, a film about the over 100 years of service to others of one of the oldest black churches in Canada, the Union United Church of Montreal, a spiritual haven founded by immigrants from the United States and the Caribbean.
Official Website: http://www.os.dc.gov/os/cwp/view,a,1207,q,643198.asp
Added by Hawkes on April 14, 2009