Fri, Apr 28|
Within Our Gates
The oldest known surviving film by a Black American director is accompanied by a live musical performance
Time & Location
Apr 28, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cinemapolis, 120 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
About this event
This American silent film by the director Oscar Micheaux portrays the racial situation in the United States during the early 20th century. Ithaca College vocalist Aalanys Alfred and pianist Megan Donahue will perform an original score that they have written for the occasion. Note: The film portrays racial violence under white supremacy, and the lynching of black people.
This screening and performance is part of the Black to the Future Film Festival.