Shadows Fall North~Documentary Film

Shadows Fall NorthTuesday     Feb. 5         7:00

 

“Shadows Fall North” seeks to answer the question: What happens when we move toward a fuller understanding of our history by including all voices?

The documentary focuses on the efforts of two dedicated historic preservationists and activists, Valerie Cunningham (co-author of Black Portsmouth: Three Centuries of African American Heritage) of Portsmouth and JerriAnne Boggis of Milford, to recover the stories of people who have been rendered nearly invisible in the historical record, from individuals laid to rest at the African Burying Ground in Portsmouth to the novelist Harriet Wilson of Milford to the twenty slaves who petitioned the state legislature for their freedom in in 1779… and many more.

Please visit The Black Heritage Trail  and Black History NH for more information about the creation of the film.