Film

Baldwin's Nigger + My Childhood Part 2: James Baldwin's Harlem

 
 
Mon, Aug 19, 2013
  • 7PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Rose Cinemas
RUN TIME: 76min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
CINEMA CLUB MEMBERS: $8
STUDENTS/SENIORS:  $9 (Students 29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
 
+  Q&A with Darryl Pinckney & Rich Blint
 
 
 
 
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In these two short films, literary titan James Baldwin explores the perils of false consciousness and his coming of age in Harlem.

 
Baldwin’s Nigger (1968)
Directed by Horace Ové
RUN TIME: 46min
FORMAT: 16mm archival print 

James Baldwin and the comedian-activist Dick Gregory speak to a group of radical West Indian students about everything from the current state of the movement to the perils of false consciousness.

 
My Childhood Part 2: James Baldwin’s Harlem (1964)
Directed by Arthur Barron
RUN TIME: 30min
FORMAT: 16mm archival print 

Baldwin narrates a tour of Harlem, chronicling how the neighborhood shaped his identity and his political and moral coming of age.

 
 
 
Talks 
Q&A 
 

with Darryl Pinckney and Rich Blint

Screening will be followed by a Q&A with author Darryl Pinckney and scholar Rich Blint.