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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:00PM - Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:00PM
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:00PM


The Patriot


The Patriot Movie posterJoin the Virginia Museum of History and Culture as members of our education team “mythbust” some fan-favorite historical films!

Watch the film in advance, whenever or however works best for you, and then log into an interactive Zoom presentation where we will chat about what’s true, what’s not, and make some interesting connections to our collection.  Feel free to fill out the optional worksheet to get a sneak peek of our discussion, or just join us on July 7 at 7:00 ready to learn! 


A widower and past war hero just wants to live in peace and farm his land – until a cruel British officer brings the American Revolution to his door. Join our Virginia History Day Coordinator Sam Florer, as he looks at how The Patriot portrays The Revolutionary War in the south.  

Movie can be found streaming on Netflix, and rented through Amazon Prime, iTunes, and Google Play.

Registration is required. To register for this free program, please click here.