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Jeffrey Lehmann’s Maritime Silk Road Documentary & Lecture
July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm$5
Jeffrey Lehmann gives the following summary of the documentary, “The Maritime Silk Road, the sea trade route from China to Europe, has driven world history for more than 2,200 years. The fall of Rome, bubonic plague, Europe’s renaissance, Christopher Columbus’s voyages, the rise and fall of Imperial China, the American Revolution and much more were caused by it. This series dispels the land-based silk road myth, premieres the world’s oldest intact shipwreck and more in this fast-paced and humorous, yet information-packed series.” For more information, visit MaritimeSilkRoadHistory.org.
Jeffrey Lehmann is an award-winning host, director, writer and producer of documentaries including the multi-EMMY awarded “Weekend Explorer” active travel series airing nationally on PBS and Cox in the United States and in countries around the world. His more than 25 years of experience also includes the EMMY-nominated “Explorer Kids” educational series and most recently, the award-winning “Maritime Silk Road” historical documentary series. The Maritime Silk Road series won “Documentary Series of the Year” award at the Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival in December 2017 and Telly Awards in both “Writing” and “Cultural Documentary” in May 2018.