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Monday, February 15

(1919, Oscar Micheaux) When a young woman (“race film” super-star Evelyn Preer) gets swept up in the Great Migration from rural South to the big city, she makes discoveries about her own identity.  Micheaux’s earliest surviving feature – or of any African American director.  Silent, with recorded music by D.J. Spooky.  Plus TWO KNIGHTS OF VAUDEVILLE (1916), featuring a long-forgotten Black comedy team. Silent, with recorded music by Donald Sosin. DCP restorations. Approx. 106 mins.

TWO KNIGHTS OF VAUDEVILLE

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WITHIN OUR GATES Introduction by Brandon Harris

Recorded Monday, February 15, 2016
WITHIN OUR GATES