Films at the Schomburg: Birth of the Living Dead
Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Rob Kuhns’ documentary places world-renowned horror film, George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, in its historical context with archival footage of the horrors of the Vietnam war and race rebellions at home combined with iconic music from the 60s. On October 10, following the screening, Kuhns will moderate a talk back with Sam Pollard, Larry Fessenden and Marva Jones Brooks.
This screening is presented as a special sneak preview. Birth of the Living Dead will premiere at the IFC Center Theater on November 6, 2013.
When & Where
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
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