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MADMAN or MARTYR Film World Premier

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Date(s) - 01/31/14
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Charles H. Wright Museum


MADMAN or MARTYR World Premier –

Luke Jaden a young 17 year old actor, director, producer, and writer born and raised in Michigan is getting ready to premier his directorial debut to the public. His new film, MADMAN OR MARTYR will be having a world premier at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on January 31st, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. Free and open to the public.

There will be a meet and greet before the showing at 5:30pm and the screening will be followed by a Q&A discussion with the director (Jaden), producers, cast and crew from his documentary.

***Semi-Formal Attire is Optional***

Madman or Martyr, stars Ed Kelly (The Double), Phillip Edward Van Lear (Prison Break), and Tim Holmes (Oz: The Great & Powerful) along with a beautiful and emotional musical score from The Winan’s Family and Sky Hy.

Jaden wrote, produced and directed the work that traces the development through a web of secrets that painted the abolitionist movement in Detroit as well as the emergence of the radical abolitionist John Brown. A mere few months before Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry, Va., Brown transported 11 slaves to Detroit, a hub of the Underground Railroad and discussed his Subterranean Pass Plan with Frederick Douglass and other local Detroit Abolitionists.

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