"Men of Bronze" & discussion with William Miles, Richard Adams, General Nathaniel James, 369th Infantry & Warrington Hudlin.
Men of Bronze
Dir. William Miles, 1977, 60 min.
Men of Bronze is the definitive story of black American soldiers of the 369th U.S. combat regiment, the 15th Infantry from New York, know as the "Harlem Hellfighters," who served with the French army in World War I. The film uses photographs, interviews with veterans, and film from the French and American national Archives to recount the saga of the "Harlem Hellfighters," offering an inspiring tribute to these unsung heroes and an unforgettable look at World War I.
Film trailer: http://vimeo.com/6936723
Followed by a discussion with William Miles, editor Richard Adams, Warrington Hudlin (House Party producer whose grandfather fought in France in WWI) and General Nathaniel James of the 369th infantry.
Part of "Masterclass: William Miles", February 17th - 21st. In celebration of Black History Month, the Maysles Cinema presents a retrospective of the great documentarian William Miles, chronicler of previously untold stories of the African-American experience.
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