Remembering World War I—“Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light”

Remembering World War I—“Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light”
Date & Time
Friday, November 10, 2017 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
No Registration Required
About this Event

Venue: African American History and Culture Museum Event Location: Oprah Winfrey Theater Cost: Free - Registration is required Get Tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/4934380/remembering-world-war-iparis-noira... Remembering World War I—Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light, focuses on African Americans in Paris (and Europe) during the post World War I period. The film explores the intellectual and cultural impact African American and French people had on each other in the areas of literature, music and the arts, as well as how certain geographical areas of Paris were influenced. The screening will be followed by a discussion including filmmakers David and Joanne Burke, Julia Browne, founder of Walking the Spirit, Black Paris and Beyond, and Brent Edwards, Ph.D. Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University. Dwandalyn Reese, NMAAHC Curator of Music and Performing Arts will facilitate the discussion.

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