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Gullah-Geechee Mende Culture and Film Festival

Presented by St. Augustine Film Society at Unknown

Oct 29 2015
Gullah-Geechee Mende Culture and Film Festival

As the City of St. Augustine celebrates it's 450th Anniversary the Gullah Geechee Group will host the 1st Mende Culture and Film Festival.  This festival is to honor those unique Africans known as Gullah Geechee who settled on the shores of St  Augustine in 1565 and to highlight those Gullah Geechee many of whom self emancipated to St. Augustine 150 years before the Civil War settled communities such as Fort Mose (1738) and Lincolnville and Armstrong (1866), after the Civil War.  These 3 communities are in St. Johns County, Florida.  The

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Doors open at 10:00am and program runs until 9:00PM

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