The oldest African-American citizens in Frederick County, MD share the memories, wit, and wisdom that have shaped their lives.
This locally produced documentary celebrates the rich history held in the life stories of the oldest African-American citizens in Frederick County, Maryland. The poignant telling of their experiences from childhood, through segregation, to today is a window to the personal challenges they met because of racial prejudice, the community bonds forged in the face of adversity, and the strength and resilience that have shaped their lives, and our community.
Join a pre-show reception at 6 PM and learn about AARCH Society’s mission to preserve and celebrate Frederick’s African American history and its work to open the African American Heritage Center in 2023 in downtown Frederick. A Q&A with Tale of the Lion’s director and interviewer will follow.