February 14, 2018 (Wednesday) / 7:00 pm

Lightbox Film Center, International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street


dir. Kenneth MacPherson, 1930, 63 min.

Two couples’ lives become violently intertwined in this avant-garde feature depicting racism in a Swiss village. Paul Robeson stars alongside his wife, Eslanda Robeson, and H.D. (Hilda Doolittle).

Remarks after the film by Vernoca L. Michael, Director of the Paul Robeson House & Museum, and Dr. Alexander Kauffman, lecturer at Penn and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 


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