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The Classic International Black Cinema Series - Up Tight!
July 14 - Up Tight! (1968) is an American drama film directed by Jules Dassin. It was intended as an updated version of John Ford's 1935 film, The Informer, but the setting was transposed from Dublin, Ireland to Cleveland, Ohio. The soundtrack was perform...
I Got Freedom Up Over My Head: Portraits by Julie Moos
March 30, 2013 - June 15, 2013 - These portraits — from the Bank of America Collection — feature a series of 14 photographs of the senior sisters of Birmingham, Alabama’s New Pilgrim Baptist Church. Canadian photographer Julie Moos captures a generation of women w...
The Classic International Black Cinema Series - Beware
July 7, 2012, 10:00 AM
Location: McCrorey YMCA - 3801 Beatties Ford Road
Join us at the McCrorey YMCA (3801 Beatties Ford Road) for a viewing of Beware. This film is part of our "Oscar, Spencer and Paul" series that highlights Black cinema pioneers Oscar Micheaux, Spencer Williams and Paul Robeson.
About The Film
(1946) Ware College is a small Black college in Ware, Ohio. Once prominent, it is now low in attendance, low in enrollment and low on money; and at a meeting with instructors Drury and Annabelle Brown, Dean Hargreaves reveals that CEO Benjamin Ware III, grandson of the college's founder, claims the estate of his late grandfather is now also destitute, which they believe is untrue and a result of Annabelle's having spurned his affections.
About The Classic International Black Cinema Series
A film series specifically designed as a vehicle to expose the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. The goal is to appeal to as diverse a population as possible and further the appreciation of Black cinema.
Curator and host, Felix Curtis, came to Charlotte from the Oakland/San Francisco Bay area where he curated “The San Francisco Black Film Festival” and “Black Filmworks”, the annual film festival component of the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, where he later served as Executive Director.
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