Body and Soul

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 2:00pm

International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street

Body and Soul

In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia

Body and Soul
(dir. Oscar Micheau, 1925, 102 min.)

Paul Robeson plays both the saintly Sylvester Jenkins and his ex-con brother, the “Reverend” Isaiah, who wows the church ladies with his oratory, then sullies their virgin daughters and makes off with their life savings. Featuring a new soundtrack by DJ Spooky. 

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Screening is free and open to the public. Pre-registration requested. Classes welcome, with pre-registration.