Tomorrow: Oscar Micheaux’s “Within Our Gates”

Tomorrow, March 11, at 7:30pm, The Smith Center for the Arts is presenting a virtual discussion of the silent film  WITHIN OUR GATES (1920), produced and directed by the pathbreaking black film-maker Oscar Micheaux.

This discussion is co-hosted with Hobart & William Smith Colleges, and presented as part of the Finger Lakes Film Trail’s series Race Films/Race Matters: Starting Conversations about Race in America.  It will take place on Zoom and will be moderated by Rebecca Burditt, Assistant Professor of Media & Society at Hobart & William Smith Colleges, and Marilyn Jimenez, Emerita Professor at Hobart & William Smith Colleges.

All of the Smith’s online events are free and open to the public. To register for the discussion go here.

And click here to watch the film beforehand!