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BAC (Black American Cinema) Monthly Film Series!

Presented by Black Folks Make Movies (BFMM) at Clifton Branch - Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Dec 07 2015
BAC (Black American Cinema) Monthly Film Series!

UP Next for BAC in December… The Oscar Micheaux 1919 silent classic, WITHIN OUR GATES

Upcoming in December, WITHIN OUR GATES, Oscar Micheaux’s silent classic continues our journey into Black American Cinema. Released in 1919, WOG is unanimously considered the African American cinematic response to D.W. Griffith’s racist diatribe, Birth of A Nation. December dates are 12/7 (Clifton Branch Library) and 12/8 (St. Bernard Branch Library)

As always, our screenings are followed by a discussion and Q&A, led by BFMM (Black Folks Make Movies) Founder, Executive Director, Pamela Thomas, award-winning filmmaker, writer, artist and producer of  PBS American Experience documentary, MIDNIGHT RAMBLE: Oscar Micheaux and the Story of Race Movies.Additionally Ms. Thomas is also founder and curator of

The BAC Film Series is a lead up to FADE2BLACK (F2B), the highly anticipated Black film festival based out of Xavier University. Founded & curated by Pam Thomas, F2B is scheduled for October 19-23, 2016. Please visit our website for complete details:

Co-sponsored by both Clifton & St. Bernard Libraries, BAC is a fun time! Come on out, enjoy French press coffee, handcrafted scones plus additional nibbles, interesting  movies and great conversation. Give it a shot, you just might learn something!


Free and open to the public.

Contact: 513-560-8366


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