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Reviving and Reviewing the "Race Film" | Blood of Jesus

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3701 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia

Blood of Jesus
(dir. Spencer Williams, 1941, 68 min.)

This “masterpiece of folk cinema that has scarcely lost its power to astonish” centers on a woman who journeys between heaven and hell after her husband accidentally shoots her.

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