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Reviving and Reviewing the "Race Film" | Body and Soul

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3701 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia

Body and Soul
(dir. Oscar Micheau, 1925, 102 min.)

Paul Robeson plays both the saintly Sylvester Jenkins and his ex-con brother, the “Reverend” Isaiah, who wows the church ladies with his oratory, then sullies their virgin daughters and makes off with their life savings. Featuring a new soundtrack by DJ Spooky.

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