1201 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20036

Washington, DC Emancipation 2009 Commemoration
Black Studies Film Festival

Presented by
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