Jul 13th 2017
Within Our Gates
@ Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S Cornell Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
Opening Thursday, July 13th, from 8PM - 10PM
Comfort Film, The Hyde Park Art Center and HOMEROOM Present
The 5th Annual Silent Films and Loud Music Series.
At the Hyde Park Art Center.
Within Our Gates (1920)
with a live score by Paul Giallorenzo & Ben Lamar Gay.
Directed by Oscar Micheaux
Written by Oscar Micheaux
Running time: 79 minutes
Language: Silent (English intertitles)
Media: Digital Projection
With an introduction by Floyd Webb of Black World Cinema-chicago.
Plot: Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated black woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished black youths.
Silent films and Loud music pairs unconventional bands with classic silent films.
Programed by Raul Benitez and Nando Espinosa Herrera.
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