Black History Film Series - "Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom"
Bring the family, a chair or a blanket, visit the food truck court, watch a movie, learn and have fun!
EDINBURG, Texas – A little known chapter of Civil War history makes for a dramatic story told in “Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom,” a documentary produced by the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. The film is based on the choice made by enslaved runaways prior to the Civil War, to head south instead of north, to Mexico using another Underground Railroad. The route to freedom would be longer over treacherous terrain between the Nueces and Rio Grande Rivers.
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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- May 23, 2021 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sun)
418 Villita, San Antonio, TX 78205