Film

All My Babies + Palmour Street

 
 
Tue, Aug 20, 2013
  • 7PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Rose Cinemas
RUN TIME: 77 minutes
RATED: NR
FORMAT: 16mm archival prints
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
CINEMA CLUB MEMBERS: $8
STUDENTS/SENIORS:  $9 (29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
 
 
 
 
 
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Directed by George C. Stoney

A rare look at the living conditions, both good and bad, in the rural segregated South by legendary documentarian George Stoney.

 
All My Babies (1952)
Directed by George Stoney
RUN TIME: 54min
FORMAT: 16mm archival print 

A rare look at the living conditions, both good and bad, in the rural segregated South, legendary documentarian George Stoney wrote, produced and directed this film in collaboration with midwife Mary Francis Hill Coley, whose patient, professional care and concern imbues every scene.

 
Palmour Street (1957)
Directed by George Stoney
RUN TIME: 23min
FORMAT: 16mm archival print 

A portrait of everyday aspects of mental health in an African American community in Gainesville, Georgia.

 
 
 
Talks 
Introduction 
 

by David Callahan and Elena Rossi-Snook

Screening will be introduced by New York Public Library principal librarian David Callahan and archivist Elena Rossi-Snook.