Paul Robeson Film Festival

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The Cinema Studies Program, in collaboration with the Paul Robeson Center, is delighted to celebrate Rutgers' 250th anniversary by presenting four films featuring the university's esteemed alumnus, the actor/singer/activist Paul Robes

The series will be introduced on October 13 by Professor CHARLES MUSSER (Yale University), an internationally-renowned scholar of Paul Robeson, as well as of "race films" and early cinema in general.

These events are free and open to the public.

 

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Film Listing:

The Proud Valley
Thu, Oct 27th, 2016: 08:00PM - 09:15PM
The Proud Valley (UK, 1940; directed by Pen Tennyson). Robeson's character, Davi...read more
Jericho
Thu, Oct 27th, 2016: 08:00PM - 09:15PM
Jericho (a.k.a. Dark Sands; UK, 1937; directed by Thornton Freeland). Robeson's ...read more
The Emperor Jones
Thu, Oct 20th, 2016: 08:00PM - 09:45PM
The Emperor Jones (USA, 1933; directed by Dudley Murphy; based on the 1920 play ...read more
Body and Soul
Thu, Oct 13th, 2016: 08:00PM - 09:20PM
Body and Soul (USA, 1925; by the pioneering African American director Oscar Mich...read more