Jun 20

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Juneteenth: Faith & Freedom

Juneteenth: Faith & Freedom

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Celebrate Juneteenth with a free screening of Juneteenth: Faith & Freedom. Viewers travel with Rasool Berry, a Black pastor from New York, from the shores of Galveston to historic Freedmenstown in Houston, to Dallas & Ft. Worth experiencing with him the story of Juneteenth. The afternoon will feature a panel discussion with local historian, artist and the film director- all who have San Antonio roots! Admission is FREE and includes free parking in the Tobin Parking Garage, reserve your ticket today! Juneteenth: Faith & Freedom is an unscripted documentary that invites viewers into the story of Juneteenth – the holiday recognizing the end of legalized slavery in Texas – through the eyes of a Black man learning about the holiday from the direct descendants of those liberated. The story serves as a parable that offers hope, and the insight that faith can be the greatest weapon against injustice. Musical Performance Sho Baraka is an artist and author whose explorations of faith, history, and justice have found faithful audiences for two decades. The consummate artist, Sho paints with music, the written word, and film to present portraits that transcend and challenge. He created new music for the project for the soundtrack that accompanies the film! Meet the Panelists: Vocab Poet Laureate of San Antonio. Vocab’s voice offers social and spiritually conscious insights to Black suffering. She performs in the film and on the Juneteenth: Faith & Freedom Soundtrack! Carey Latimore Historian and professor at Trinity College who guides Rasool into greater depth of understanding Juneteenth. His academic insights offer context for all seeking to learn about Juneteenth! Rasool Berry Interviewer & self-described ‘cultural translator.” He envisioned this project as an opportunity to learn and tell the true story of Juneteenth. He hosts the Where Ya From? podcast. Ya’Ke Smith San Antonio native, and filmmaker and UT Austin Professor. Ya’Ke brings the story of Juneteenth alive based on his on experiences celebrating right here. The story of Juneteenth is personal for him, and that comes across in this riveting film.

EVENT TYPE CATEGORY

time 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
phone 210-223-8624
cost 0
location H-E-B Performance Hall
address Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX, USA

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX, USA