Virtual Film Series: Collection of Shorts

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021 at 7:00pm

Online
Greensburg, PA 15601

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Collection of Shorts: Two Knights of Vaudeville; Mercy, The Mummy Mumbled; and Hot Biskits.

In conjunction with African American Art in the 20th Century, The Westmoreland first-ever film series, featuring works by the unsung pioneers of early African American Cinema, will now be LIVE STREAMED! Join us in virtually watching the collection of shorts and participate in the following facilitated discussion.

Collection of Shorts:

Two Knights of Vaudeville Ebony Film Co., 1915, 11 minutes.
Mercy, The Mummy Mumbled Ebony Film Co., 1918, 12 minutes.
Hot Biskits Spencer Williams, 1931, 10 minutes.

The film series discussion will be facilitated by:

Joe Lewis, Executive Director of the Jazz Bridge Project and Founder/Curator of the Black Bottom Film Festival presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center.
Kenneth Nicholson, visual artist and adjunct instructor at Seton Hill University, University of Pitt at Greensburg, and Westmoreland County Community College.

FREE with registration. Advance registration is required.
 To register, click here or call 888.718.4253.

The link to access the live-streamed Film Series program will be included on the receipt/confirmation page during the registration process, and this link will also be included within the receipt sent to your email.

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