Film Screening- Gina's Journey: The Search for William Grimes
Date: February 4, 2018
Time: 12:00
Location: Visual and Performing Arts Center, Forman School, 12 Norfolk Roa
Fee: Free
Registration: Yes, email
Description: Please join the Litchfield Historical Society in welcoming Regina Mason, international speaker, author, playwright, and producer, for a screening of her award-winning documentary, Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes. The film follows Ms. Mason’s path as she traces the steps of her ancestor, William Grimes, who traveled the Underground Railroad from Georgia to freedom in Connecticut. In 1825 Grimes published his story, the first fugitive slave narrative in U.S. History, written while in Litchfield. For more information about the film, visit

The screening will be on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at noon at the Visual and Performing Arts Center at Forman School, 12 Norfolk Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

This event is FREE and is generously sponsored by Connecticut Community Foundation.