forgotten founders

Forgotten Founders: David Hempstead, Senior

Directed by
Sam Hamilton, Julian Alvarez
27 minutes

This film highlights the life of David Hempstead Sr., tracing him from slavery to freedom. It also documents the story and work of the Plain Sight Project, which works to uncover the legacies of enslaved, indentured, and free people of color on the East End of Long Island and beyond.