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A Time for Burning: Cinema of the Civil Rights Movement

08/13/13 through 08/28/13

Brooklyn Academy of Music

30 Lafayette Ave. Map

718-636-4100

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13-08-2013 12:00:00 28-08-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York A Time for Burning: Cinema of the Civil Rights Movement To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, BAMcinématek presents 40 films documenting the period of the civil rights movement leading up to the March and the waves of legislation that passed in the years following it. Culled from 28 private film and television archives, collectors, studios and public libraries, these films create a sweeping portrait of what's often called the heroic era of the civil rights movement in documentary, Hollywood and independent film. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=143795 Brooklyn Academy of Music Brooklyn Academy of Music

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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, BAMcinématek presents 40 films documenting the period of the civil rights movement leading up to the March and the waves of legislation that passed in the years following it. Culled from 28 private film and television archives, collectors, studios and public libraries, these films create a sweeping portrait of what's often called the heroic era of the civil rights movement in documentary, Hollywood and independent film.

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