Comfort Film, The Hyde Park Art Center and HOMEROOM Presents
The 5th Annual Silent Films and Loud Music Series.
At the Hyde Park Art Center.
Within Our Gates (1920)
with a live score by Paul Giallorenzo & Ben Lamar Gay.
Directed by Oscar Micheaux
Written by Oscar Micheaux
Running time: 79 minutes
Language: Silent (English intertitles)
Media: Digital Projection
With an introduction by Floyd Webb of Black Word Cinema Chicago.
Plot: Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated black woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished black youths.
Silent films and Loud music pairs unconventional bands with classic silent films.
Programed by Raul Benitez and Nando Espinosa Herrera.
This screening will be at the Hyde Park Art Center.