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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 7:00PM - Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:00PM
VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Movie Mythbusting

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Date

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 7:00PM

Title

Loving

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Loving 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 at 7:00 ready to learn!

Loving tells the story of interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving who fell in love and were married in 1958. The state of Virginia, where they were making their home and starting a family, first jailed and then banished them. Richard and Mildred relocated with their children to the inner city of Washington, D.C., but the family ultimately tries to find a way back to Virginia. Join Virginia History Day Coordinator Sam Florer as he investigates what the movie got right, got wrong, and the lasting impact of Richard and Mildred Loving today.

Watch the film beforehand. It is available on hulu,  iTunes, Amazon Prime, or Google Play. 

Register to join the live Zoom discussion here

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