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Films at the Schomburg: Birth of the Living Dead

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

Films at the Schomburg: Birth of the Living Dead

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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.

 

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10030

Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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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.

Each Friday in February, we’ll spotlight a special item from the collection. This year, we're taking inspiration from our brand new exhibition, Motown: The Truth Is A Hit with a music theme. Learn fascinating Black History Month facts and be entered to win tickets to Motown: The Musical on Broadway! Sign up here



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515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th Street)

New York, NY 10037

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