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.