Date: February 17th, 7:00 pm
Venue: Capitol Theatre
FEBRUARY 17 – “The Greatest Freedom Show on Earth”, a two hour documentary about Windsor’s Emancipation Celebrations of old, will make its Windsor premiere at 7 pm at the Capitol Theatre in Windsor.
This film, shot in Amherstburg, Windsor, Detroit, Ottawa and Montreal over a three year period, documents and dramatizes the pioneering efforts of Walter Perry and the British American Association of Colored Brothers to offer the Emancipation celebrations that attracted massive audiences to Windsor in the 1940s, 50s and 60s. A “Q and A” with the director and producers will follow the premier.
Tickets ar $10 per person, at the door. Proceeds will benefit the North American Black Historical Museum.