Regal Theaters Offers Free Screenings of ‘Harriet’ for Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, Regal Theaters is offering free screenings of Harriet on February 11. For those serviced by our Philadelphia office, go to the Regal UA Riverview Plaza IMAX & RPX on Columbus Boulevard. The free screenings will take place at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Check Regal’s listings to see all other locations offering the free screening.
This movie depicts the real life events of American abolitionist and political activist, Harriet Tubman. Harriet primarily focuses on the period in Tubman’s life when she escaped slavery in Maryland and traveled to and from Philadelphia, rescuing more than 300 slaves as a key figure in the Underground Railroad. Tubman used the city of Philadelphia as the base for several dangerous missions back to Maryland to rescue slaves, even after the 1850 passage of the Fugitive Slave Act, which made Philadelphia extremely dangerous for free blacks.
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