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Orange County Regional History Center

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65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

June 2019

Reconstruction: PBS Documentary Screening & Discussion

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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Join us for a free event previewing Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR followed by a panel discussion. This new documentary takes a broad view of the Reconstruction era and its aftermath, beginning with the hopeful moment of war's end and emancipation in 1865 and carrying through to 1915, when the nation was fully entrenched in Jim Crow segregation. Panel Participants: Heather Bryson, Ph.D, Valencia College Olabisi Olakulade, Historian and Educator at Shule Adetude Michael Perkins,…

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July 2019

SunScreens Film Series featuring “First Man”

July 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States
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$8

"First Man" is a look at the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong and how he became the first man to walk on the Moon, fifty years ago on July 20, 1969. This 2018 film stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong and Claire Foy, from the TV series “The Crown,” as his wife. The movie received including two nominations at the 76th Golden Globe Awards (winning Best Original Score), ten nominations at the 24th Critics' Choice Awards (winning Best Editing and…

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