WITHIN OUR GATES
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.