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Opening Night of Jonathan Demme’s Rarely Seen Cinema: Jenny Lumet Selects

Lena Horne, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Cab Calloway, and Fats Waller are only some of the acts featured in this showcase of the great African-American entertainers of the early 1900s, during an era when these performers rarely appeared in lead roles in mainstream Hollywood productions. The relationship between a World War I vet who aspires to be a dancer (Robinson) and a popular singer (Horne) grounds the spectacle in story.

Join us following the film for a discussion with Jenny Lumet.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, 10570
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018
Times: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Presenter: Jacob Burns Film Center
Presenter Phone: 9147475555
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