Sunday, June 30
Introduced by Donald Bogle
(1954, Otto Preminger) Dorothy Dandridge became the first African American woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Oscar for her role as the fiery femme fatale of Bizet’s opera. Time magazine observed that she “holds the eye – like a match burning steadily in a tornado.” 4K DCP restoration. Approx. 105 min.
Prior to the film, Donald Bogle, author of the definitive biography of Dandridge, will talk with Bruce Goldstein about his new book Hollywood Black: The Stars, the Films, the Filmmakers (a Turner Classic Movies book, published by Running Press).