Photo Credit: City of St. Catharines
September 17, 2019
By: Marcie Culbert
You'll be able to catch a special documentary about Niagara's freedom seekers at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre.
It takes a look at the Underground Railroad and the enslaved people who were able to start new lives in St. Catharines.
The film is 34 minutes long and the museum will offering three screenings over the next few weeks;
- Tuesday September 24th at 7:00 p.m.
- Tuesday October 1st at 7:00 p.m.
- Tuesday October 8th at 7:00 p.m.
Risking Everything: A Story of Niagara's Freedom Seekers was filmed, produced and co-directed by Emmy award-winning, retired CBS cameraman Isadore 'Izzy' Bleckman and his wife Mary G. Roseberry.
The documentary premiered at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre back in February.