ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Mayor Jamel C. Holley and the Borough Council are inviting the community to attend the premiere event of “Roselle: A Story Of Light.”

The documentary was filmed throughout Roselle chronicling the storied history and figures that shaped the borough’s past and showing the positive changes happening today in the community. It includes such notable events as the founding of the borough, the life of Declaration of Independence signer Abraham Clark, Thomas Edison's experiment to light the village and more! The documentary also examines the many positive changes the community has made in recent years and celebrates its diversity and spirit.

"The Borough of Roselle has been witness to and the scene of some of the most important moments in New Jersey as well as American history. We are the home of founding fathers and the first place where modern technology truly changed lives”, said Holley. “I am so proud that we have been able to capture some of that rich history in this documentary as well as talk about the progress that we have made in our great community."

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The World Premiere Event is being held on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the Union County Performing Arts Center located at 1601 Irving Street, Rahway.

A VIP Reception will be held at 6 p.m., with the premiere at 7 p.m. Following the 30-minute documentary, a question and answer session will be held.

This is a free event. RSVP to Aeisha Hayward at 908-259-3036 or AHayward@boroughofroselle.com.
 
The documentary was produced by Vision Media Marketing and Secret Society Motion Pictures.