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Becoming American Series: the New Americans

April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

April 16’s film is “The New Americans ,” with discussion led by VCU Globe’s Christina Marino. Becoming American is designed to engage and enlighten audiences by screening documentary films that represent a selection of diverse immigration experiences drawn from both the past and the present. For more information, contact Emma Ito at or 804.692.3726.

Becoming American ( is a project of City Lore in collaboration with the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the International Coalition of the Sites of Conscience. The project has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.

This event complements the Library’s current exhibition, “New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond,” presented by the Library and Virginia Humanities, a Legacy Project of the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution.


April 16
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219 United States


Library of Virginia