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A Black Springs Homecoming: Finding History, Documentary Film Screening and Conversation

April 20 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Join the Nevada Historical Society and Nevada Humanities for a screening of the award-winning documentary A Black Springs Homecoming: Finding History. This film is produced by Nevada Humanities and directed by Tsanavi Spoonhunter, and tells the story of Black Springs—a small, historically African American neighborhood six miles north of downtown Reno, Nevada—and the ability of its residents to establish an enduring sense of community in the face of widespread racial discrimination and economic hardship.

The 27-minute film will screen at 1:00 pm, followed by a conversation and Q+A with Helen Townsell, historian Demetrice Dalton, historian Alicia Barber, and director Tsanavi Spoonhunter. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Free parking is available.

Support for this program comes from Nevada Humanities, Nevada Historical Society, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust, and the City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission.


Nevada Humanities


Nevada Historical Society
1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503 United States
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