The Book of Negroes at the United Nations

On September 5th, 2014 Conquering Lion Pictures founders Damon D’Oliveira and Clement Virgo, along with Oscar-winning  we’re honored to be selected to address the United Nations as part of their year long initiative REMEMBER SLAVERY. Damon and Clement spoke about the depiction of slavery in modern films, including their own miniseries THE BOOK OF NEGROES.

We would like to thank the United Nations for their kind invitation and the honor of addressing their wonderful organization.

If you would like to listen to Lou Gossett, Jr discussing the differences he has seen in the world since he starred in ROOTS thirty years ago, here is a link.

Below is even more video footage from the event.

http://www.bet.com/video/the-book-of-negroes/2014/exclusives/book-of-negroes-at-the-united-nations.html

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