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National Museum of African American History & Culture - Public Programs


Nov
10 Fri

Remembering World War I—“Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light” PUBLIC

Washington, DC
United States
Doors at 2:30 PM, Show at 3:00 PM
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INDIVIDUAL Public Onsale: October 19, 2017 4:13 PM to November 10, 2017 3:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Remembering World War I—Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light, focuses on African Americans in Paris (and Europe) during the post World War I period. The film explores the intellectual and cultural impact African American and French people had on each other in the areas of literature, music and the arts, as well as how certain geographical areas of Paris were influenced. The screening will be followed by a discussion including filmmakers David and Joanne Burke, Julia Browne, founder of Walking the Spirit, Black Paris and Beyond, and Brent Edwards, Ph.D. Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University. Dwandalyn Reese, NMAAHC Curator of Music and Performing Arts will facilitate the discussion.

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Washington, DC
United States