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Local premiere of 'The Unity Ride' on Jan. 16

1/10/2020, 6 a.m. | Updated on 1/13/2020, 2:23 p.m.
“The Unity Ride,” a new documentary from Richmond’s Soulidifly Productions about two cyclists traveling an old slave escape route on ...

“The Unity Ride,” a new documentary from Richmond’s Soulidifly Productions about two cyclists traveling an old slave escape route on the Underground Railroad, is to premiere 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, 428 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., it has been announced.

The screening is free and open to the public.

The film follows the two riders, Jonathan Williams and Andre Block, on a 2,700-mile journey of discovery from New Orleans to Toronto while also seeking to show that people can find common ground despite their differences.

A reception will be held before the screening. A panel discussion with the riders will follow the documentary.

Advance registration is required at www.eventbrite.com/e/world-premiere-the-unity-ride-tickets-81846564277.

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