Take This Hammer & Baldwin’s N*****
Saturday, January 27
Take This Hammer
(1963, Richard O. Moore) James Baldwin tours SF, speaking with the local Black community about gentrification, urban displacement, and the failings of the white liberal. Baldwin saw the young Black Muslims he spoke with as the center of the story. The station disagreed and cut the footage. This is the restored original. DCP. Approx. 59 min.
(1968, Horace Ové, CBE) James Baldwin and Dick Gregory speak with West Indian Students in London, in an early work by Ové (Pressure), Britain's first Black feature filmmaker. 16mm print courtesy BFI, London. Approx. 48 min.
On sale at concession:
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