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Columbus on Trial: Film Screening and Dialogue

Presented by Senator John Heinz History Center at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 04 2020
Columbus on Trial: Film Screening and Dialogue

Join the History Center’s Italian American Program and filmmakers Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno for a screening of their short fiction film, “Columbus on Trial.”

Join the History Center’s Italian American Program and filmmakers Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno for a screening of their short fiction film, “Columbus on Trial,” which imagines the ghost of 15th century Genovese explorer Christopher Columbus being interrogated by the ghost of 18th century American political activist Elizabeth Willing Powel, a confidante of President George Washington.

The film is set in the 21st century and stimulates discussion over controversies surrounding Columbus’s

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This virtual presentation is free and will take place on Zoom. Advance registration is required.

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