The Classic Black Cinema Series - Native Son Starring Richard Wright

(1951) In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.

About The Classic Black Cinema Series

A film series specifically designed as a vehicle to expose the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. The goal is to appeal to as diverse a population as possible and further the appreciation of Black cinema.

Curator and host, Felix Curtis, came to Charlotte from the Oakland/San Francisco Bay area where he curated The San Francisco Black Film Festival and Black Filmworks, the annual film festival component of the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, where he later served as Executive Director.

Ages: 18+


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Sunday, September 9 · add to calendar 2018-09-09 09:00:00 2018-09-09 17:00:00 America/New_York The Classic Black Cinema Series - Native Son Starring Richard Wright https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/423083/the-classic-black-cinema-series-native-son-starring-richard-wright Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts, 551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
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