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Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Cabin in the Sky

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Spotlighting Black Film Artists Presented in a gorgeous sepia-toned print, this film follows Petunia Jackson (Ethel Waters) as she tries to convince her husband, Joe (Eddie “Rochester” Anderson), to stop gambling and lead a good life.

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Thursday, July 29, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Picture Bride

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Celebrating Asian/Pacific American Directors The advent of photography allowed marriages to be arranged over thousands of miles, resulting in “picture brides”—women who have only an image of their prospective husbands before they travel to their new home

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Talk to Me

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Spotlighting Black Film Artists The importance of radio in the 1960s and ’70s is explored in this biographical film about famous Washington, DC, disc jockey Petey Greene (Don Cheadle).

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Thursday, August 5, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Columbus

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Celebrating Asian/Pacific American Directors Columbus, Indiana, an unlikely mecca for modernist architecture, is the setting for this thoughtful drama. Jin (John Cho) is estranged from his architect father, but still rushes to his side when the older man falls into a coma.

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

The Story of a Three-Day Pass

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Spotlighting Black Film Artists Stationed in France, young American soldier Turner (Harry Baird) is given a promotion and three-day pass, which he decides to spend in Paris. His wanderings lead him to a nightclub, where he meets Miriam (Nicole Berger), a white French shop clerk, and a romance blossoms.

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Thursday, August 12, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Celebrating Asian/Pacific American Directors A worldwide phenomenon upon its release, Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon takes us to the early nineteenth century and the waning days of the Qing dynasty. Nominated for ten Academy Awards, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon took home trophies for Score, Cinematography, Art Direction, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

This Is the Life

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Spotlighting Black Film Artists The Good Life Health Food Centre is not a name that would immediately inspire thoughts as fertile ground for a musical revolution, but their weekly hip-hop open mic nights are now the stuff of legend. This documentary, Ava DuVernay’s first feature film, is a loving look back at a place and time that can never be duplicated.

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Thursday, August 19, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Coming Home Again

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Celebrating Asian/Pacific American Directors Director Wayne Wang (The Joy Luck Club, Smoke) returns with this story based on a 1995 New Yorker personal essay by Chang-rae Lee. An intimate film about generational separation and healing, the film continues to return to food and its preparation (all prepared for the film by acclaimed Korean-American chef Corey Lee).

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Shaft

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Spotlighting Black Film Artists Already an established photographer, musician, and writer, Gordon Parks turned to filmmaking in the late 1960s. Parks’s photographic eye New York City without adornment while Isaac Hayes’s unforgettable score propels the on-screen action, resulting in Hayes becoming the first Black composer to receive an Academy Award. Who’s the cat that won’t cop out when there’s danger all about? You’re damn right.

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Dryden Theatre

FREE SCREENING | In Solidarity: Spotlighting Black Film Artists Co-writer Jimmie Fails stars as a version of himself in this debut film from director Joe Talbot. A story of gentrification and the idea of American legacy, this sensitive film deals with the fringes of society and the terrible cost of displacement.

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