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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:00PM


Disney's Pocahontas


Disney's Pocahontas 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 August 4 at 7:00 ready to learn! 

This classic Disney animated movies tells the story of the romance between a young American Indian woman named Pocahontas and Capt. John Smith. Her powerful father, Chief Powhatan, disapproves of their relationship and wants her to marry a native warrior. Meanwhile, Smith's fellow Englishmen hope to rob the Native Americans of their gold. Can Pocahontas's love for Smith save the day? Join Manager of Digital Learning Hailey Fenner as she mythbusts the true story behind Pocahontas and her relationship with the English settlers.

Streaming on Disney Plus, available to rent on iTunes, Amazon Prime, and Google Play.

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