Partner: Revolutionary Spaces
Site: The Old State House and Old South Meeting House, Boston (videos)
Dates: Released in 2021
Imagining the Age of Phillis is a series of eight short films directed by award-winning filmmaker John ADEkoje based on poems and imagined letters from the book, The Age of Phillis, by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers. The films were shot at Boston’s Old State House and Old South Meeting House, and explore the thoughts and life of Phillis Wheatley Peters, as well as other residents and episodes of Colonial Boston.