Wednesday Evenings, shop 7:30-9:00 pm
Workhouse Arts Center, W-3 Theatre
9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, Virginia 22079
All programs are free with a suggested donation of $10.
Please register for each program online at:
Call 703-548-2900 for information
The community surrounding Lorton Prison was largely unaware of events taking place behind those high brick walls and razor-wire topped fences. These programs provide a revealing look at life at the DC Correctional Facility from the inside out.
Women’s History Month Special
Workhouse Arts Center
March 14, 2018
Equal Means Equal
A ground-breaking film exploring gender inequality in the USA featuring top women’s rights activitists, leaders and survivors. In this time of #MeToo, it is vital to learn the facts about women’s legal discrimination.
Special added event— Silent Sentinel
A new 11-minute short film which tells the true story of the night in 1917 when woman’s suffrage activist Doris Stevens crept by night through a graveyard to speak with National Woman’s Party leader Alice Paul. Paul was being held under brutal conditions in Washington’s District Jail for the crime of demanding that women be allowed to vote. From documentary filmmaker Joe Dzikiewicz.