Northampton Community College offers this presentation which features the history of African American producers who have paved the way for current producers. Each movie night will include a 30-minute presentation with short movie clips of that period directed by and/or starring black actors, and a brief discussion. Students will wear period attire which may also be on display. Events are free and open to the public. Northampton Community College Monroe Campus, Community Room, 205 Old Mill Road, Tannersville, PA.
February 1, 7 – 10 p.m. – 1930s, “Emperor Jones” starring Paul Robeson AND “Harlem Nights” starring Eddie Murphy
Future film events:
February 15, 7 – 10 p.m. - 1940s, “Cabin in the Sky” starring Ethel Waters and Lena Horne AND “Tuskegee Airmen” starring Lawrence Fishburn.
February 22, 7 – 10 p.m. – 1970s, “Uptown Saturday Night” starring Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier.