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Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 6:24 AM

Location: 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA, US
Event start date and time: September 14, 2013 5:00 PM
Event end date and time: September 15, 2013 5:00 PM


When the Watson family travels from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama to drop off their juvenile delinquent son at his grandmother's for the summer, their arrival coincides with one of the darkest chapters of the Civil Rights movement --the bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church at 10:22 am on Sunday September 15th, 1963 and the deaths of four little girls who were in the church, preparing to sing.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham is the tale of a summer journey that leaves a family–and a nation–forever transformed. Click here to watch the preview: http://youtu.be/wMRPeTU6mc0

Join us as we commemorate this historic day with a Special Advance Screening of The Watsons Go to Birmingham.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 at The Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester. Doors open at 4:30pm, program begins at 5:00pm.

Admission is FREE. Reservations are required. For reservations, please e-mail Ashley.Kouyoumjian@use.salvationarmy.org or call (339) 502-5850.

For more information, visit www.salvationarmyma.org/Watsons. A free will offering will benefit Salvation Army youth programs in Boston.

After the screening, a symbolic march will take place from The Strand Theatre to The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, where a reception will be held.



Source: http://www.idealist.org/step/discover/feed/event/view/event/355Sdh2MGdcH4/


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