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WITHIN OUR GATES

WITHIN OUR GATES

The earliest of three surviving silent films by early innovator Oscar Micheaux concerns an idealistic young woman who attempts to raise money for an elementary school to serve the black community. Preceded by short film Two Knights of Vaudeville

THE BLOOD OF JESUS and HELLBOUND TRAIN

THE BLOOD OF JESUS and HELLBOUND TRAIN

This Sunday Special is a get-right-with-God duo of stylish imagery, religious allegory, and pitchfork-wielding princes of darkness from early pioneer Spencer Williams and filmmakers/evangelists James and Eloyce Gist.

DIRTY GERTIE FROM HARLEM U.S.A.

DIRTY GERTIE FROM HARLEM U.S.A.

A nightclub entertainer at a Caribbean resort is at odds with an intolerant reformer who condemns her sultry brand of entertainment and vows to chase her back to Harlem. Directed by Spencer Williams. Preceded by short film Hot Biskits

THE SYMBOL OF THE UNCONQUERED

THE SYMBOL OF THE UNCONQUERED

Another early Micheaux silent, a response to the provocations brought forth by one D.W. Griffith is paired with a later short—a “talkie”—and a provocation in its own right. Preceded by short film The Darktown Revue

PANIQUE

PANIQUE

A long-unseen French Noir masterpiece from the eyes of prolific filmmaker Julien Duvivier and the pen of crime titan Georges Simenon.

MANHATTAN

MANHATTAN

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. New 4K DCP Restoration.

This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Wednesday

MANCHESTER BY THE SEATONI ERDMANNTHE RED TURTLEPATERSON2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live ActionArtist Discussion with HATCH-ed Designers and Printers: Jim Sherraden, Julie Sola, Mary Louise Sullivan, Bryce McCloud

Thursday

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
TONI ERDMANNTHE RED TURTLEPATERSON

Friday

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO: Post-screening discussion with Vanderbilt University's Hortense Spillers and Terrance Dean (7:00pm)
XX: Post-screening discussion via Skype with director Roxanne Benjamin (11:59pm)
THE RED TURTLEMANCHESTER BY THE SEAI AM NOT YOUR NEGROTONI ERDMANNPATERSONXX

Saturday

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO: Post-screening poetry in the round with Destiny Birdsong, Tiana Clark, Joshua Moore and Ciona Rouse (7:00pm)
Olde Worlde Theatre presents "Peter and the Wolf" and "The Golden Goose"THE RED TURTLEMANCHESTER BY THE SEAI AM NOT YOUR NEGROTONI ERDMANNPATERSONXX

Sunday

PATERSONTHE RED TURTLEI AM NOT YOUR NEGROTONI ERDMANNA Red Carpet Evening 2017

Monday

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO: Post-screening discussion with retired TSU professor Amiri Al-Hadid (7:00pm)
THE RED TURTLEMANCHESTER BY THE SEAI AM NOT YOUR NEGROTONI ERDMANNPATERSON

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