Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Within Our Gates Film Screening

On February 22, OMSA and DOC Films will co-present:

Within Our Gates, by Oscar Micheaux
This 1920 silent depicts the height of racial tensions in the time of Jim Crow through the story of Sylvia, an African-American woman, and her attempts to raise money for a local school. Director Oscar Micheaux was one of the first African-American feature filmmakers; this is his earliest surviving feature.

This FREE film screening will be held on February 22nd, at Max Palevsky Cinema
Ida Noyes Hall (1212 East 59th Street)
From 9pm to 11pm
For more information, please contact