Film Screening WILMA! ….THE STORY OF A BLACK CANADIAN

February 15, 2018 @ Niagara Falls History Museum
WILMA! ….THE STORY OF A BLACK CANADIAN
Niagara Falls History Museum
5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada, L2G 1S9
Categories Education / Social

Join us for a community screening of the locally created film, Wilma! Wilma Morrison, who is regarded as the custodian of Black History in Niagara, tells her story and experiences growing up as an Ontario-born Black Canadian, the discrimination she faced based on her colour and sex, and her efforts to preserve Black History in Niagara Falls. She highlights the struggles of saving the local BME Church and having it designated as a National Heritage Site, and also, the history of early Black settlers in Niagara Falls. Wilma talks about her numerous awards including the Order of Ontario, and her hopes for the future as Canada celebrates her 150th anniversary of Confederation. Producer and Director, Ayo Adewumi will be present at the screening to introduce the film and answer questions.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm