Black Man in a Black World
September 2 – November 18, 2017
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Nothing But A Man, 1964 (trailer)
A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960's America.
Director: Michael Roemer
Stars: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris
The Spook Who Sat By The Door, 1973, (trailer)
A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.
Director: Ivan Dixon
Stars: Lawrence Cook, Janet League, Paula Kelly
Film Screening Dates:
Nothing But a Man: October 8, 2017 – 2:00 – 4:00 pm
The Spook Who Sat by the Door: November 11, 2017 – 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Myrtis Bedolla, Curator; Khadija Nia Adell, Co-curator; Alexander Hyman and Sterling Warren, Curators of Film & Music.