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The Symbol of the Unconquered Silent Film Screening w/live accompaniment by William Hooker, May 24, 7:30 p.m., Q&A to follow, $5-$12, Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain, (860) 229-2072, trinityonmain.org Drummer William Hooker's...
The Hartford Courant"Symbol of the Unconquered," which black filmmaker Oscar Micheaux made in 1920 as a direct response to D.W. Griffith's racist blockbuster "The Birth of a Nation," will be shown on Friday, May 24, in New Britain, with live musical accompaniment. The...
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The Roanoke Times, Va.Q: I'd like to know which major movies have been shot in and around the Roanoke Valley over the years. - Sherrick Drews, Roanoke A: I hesitate to answer this question because I know I'll be leaving some out, but a little digging reveals that Hollywood...
New BritainAfrican-American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux's 1920 silent classic, "The Symbol of the Unconquered" was originally advertised as a chance to come see "the annihilation of the Ku Klux Klan." While clearly overly optimistic, the film was an important part of...
Tags: New Britain, Movies, Music, Ku Klux Klan
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once. Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...
TribLocal - Joliet » NewsGetting rid of a decaying old movie theater, as many rueful city and suburban officials can attest, can be as tough as tearing down a …...
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