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Contact: Patrick Stenshorn, 315 568-0024
Women's Rights National Historical Park continues its annual Winter Film Festival by showing the documentary film Trail of Tears, Part 1 and 2 on Friday, November 15, and Saturday, November 16, 2013.
This week's film is a documentary featuring the triumphs and tragedies of America's aboriginal people. Part 1 focuses on the Cherokee legacy, and Part 2 focuses on the Black Indians whose unique culture is a combination of African American and Native American traditions. The running time for Trail of Tears, Part 1 and 2 is 160 minutes.
Women's Rights National Historical Park commemorates and preserves the sites associated with the First Women's Rights Convention, held in 1848 in Seneca Falls."We are proud to be part of the National Park system, and we invite everyone to join us in celebrating our shared history and culture through film," said Superintendent Ami Ghazala."The Winter Film Festival is a fun way to learn about our national history," added Superintendent Ghazala.
All Winter Film Festival showings will occur at 12:00 Noon on Fridays and Saturdays at the Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center, located at 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls.All film showings are free of charge.The Winter Film Festival films are intended for a general audience.Visitors are encouraged to call if they are interested in a particular showing as film lengths vary.
For more information, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/wori or call (315) 568-0024.Follow the park's social media sites for Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS) to learn more about our upcoming programs. If you have already asked to be on the media list, you'll be receiving messages soon. If you would like to be included and receive these new email announcements, send park ranger Patrick Stenshorn an email