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June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Photo ID, AND proof of full vaccination OR negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours of the event required for entrance. Masks encouraged but not required.
This screening is Pay What You Wish in honor of Juneteenth and will be preceded by the 2020 Academy Award-winning Best Short Film Hair Love. To learn more about Orion Communities’ 2022 Juneteenth Celebration in Phoenixville and view a schedule of events for Sunday, June 19, click here: https://thecolonialtheatre.com/news/juneteenth-comes-to-bridge-street-the-colonial-theatre-on-june-19/
Juneteenth is a Federal Holiday that marks the date in 1865 when word reached Texas, more than two years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, that slavery had been abolished and those enslaved were free. Learn more here from the museum scholars of the National Museum of African American History & Culture of the Smithsonian: https://nmaahc.si.edu/explore/stories/why-juneteenth-important
Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s (Jennifer Hudson) career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, Respect is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.
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