The Long Shadow & MAIN Libraries of Northern New Jersey

A special film screening event and conversation in recognition of Juneteenth

1) Stream the film on this link from Friday, June 4th – Friday, June 11th

2) Register for the Zoom Q&A with Director Frances Causey on Wednesday, June 9th at  7:00pm EST

Frances Causey’s personal journey in exposing her own family’s history of slaveholding and how the institution of slavery continues to have an impact today is both brave and incredible.

– Yolanda Smith, Executive Director, NAACP Houston

Watch The Long Shadow 

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Watch the Zoom Q&A with Director Frances Causey recorded on Wednesday, June 9th at  7:00pm EST

Director Frances Causey is an Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist with 15 years experience as a Senior Producer at CNN and previous work hailed as a New York Times Critic’s Pick.

Thank you to the following MAIN New Jersey libraries for joining together to share this film and conversation event. 

  • Bernardsville Public Library
  • Boonton Holmes Public Library
  • Library of the Chathams
  • Chester Library
  • Denville Public Library
  • East Hanover Library
  • Florham Park Public Library
  • Hackettstown Public Library
  • Hunterdon County Library
  • Jefferson Township Public Library
  • Kinnelon Public Library
  • Lincoln Park Public Library
  • Long Hill Township Library
  • Madison Public Library
  • Mendham Borough Library
  • Mendham Township Library
  • Montville Township Public Library
  • The Morristown and Morris Township Library
  • Mount Olive Public Library
  • Mountain Lakes Public Library
  • The Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library System
  • Pequannock Township Public Library
  • Randolph Township Free Public Library
  • Riverdale Public Library
  • Roxbury Public Library
  • Washington Township Library
  • Whippanong Library

If you represent a MAIN library and would like to participate in this event, please contact MAIN or reach the filmmaking team at

Special thanks to our partners at MAIN Libraries

The Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) is a consortium of 49 public libraries located in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset and Warren Counties. MAIN’s mission is to lead and encourage collaboration, resource sharing, staff development and innovation by providing high quality, cost effective shared services to member libraries for their communities. MAIN aspires to help member libraries and the communities they serve to readily access a rich spectrum of resources.

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