Closing Night Mayors'Celebration: Bridging the Divide
Let Freedom Sing!, the opening night concert hosted by NBC-4 anchor Leon Harris, featured performances by Gospel recording artist Karen Clark Sheard, choirs from Mt. Ennon Baptist and Reid Temple AME Churches and Danton Whitley & Mosaic Sound
Bridging the Divide, the closing night mayors' celebration, featured performances by Black Theatre Voices United; sopranos Nova Payton,
Michelle Maxwell and Monique Griffiths; Nolan Williams, Jr. & the Voices of Inspiration; and tap dance artist Cartier Williams
Opening Night Concert: Let Freedom Sing!
For a third year, NEWorks produced special performances for the March On Washington Film Festival [MOWFF], including the opening night concert, "Let Freedom Sing", at the Israel Baptist Church on Thursday, July 13, 2017, Civil Rights and Sports at the Naval Heritage Center on Friday, July 14, 2017, and the Closing Night Mayors' Celebration at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Check out images from the opening and closing events below.
MOWFF is produced annually by The Raben Group.
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Mel Epps ▪ Courtesy of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts ▪ Courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts ▪ Courtesy of Vital Voices