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Remember Africville

This screening took place on
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 9:00pm
Old Fire Hall

Africville, a small black settlement, lay within the city limits of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In the 1960s, the families who lived there were uprooted and their homes demolished in the name of urban renewal and integration. Former residents, their descendants and some of the decision-makers, speak out and, with the help of archival photographs and films, tell the story of that painful relocation.
  • Directed by Dir. Shelagh Mackenzie
  • 1991, Canada
  • 35 minutes

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