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William Miles double feature: "Black Stars in Orbit" & "The Black West"Followed by a discussion with Filmmakers Nina Rosenblum & William Miles & Writer Dennis Watlington.
Maysles Cinema
New York, NY
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William Miles double feature: "Black Stars in Orbit" & "The Black West"Followed by a discussion with Filmmakers Nina Rosenblum & William Miles & Writer Dennis Watlington.
At 5pm:
Black Stars in Orbit
Dir. William Miles, 1990, 90 min.
This film takes a look at Black astronauts and black Americans' contributions to America's space program. Includes personal interviews with archival footage, family photographs, and news headlines to profile such individuals as Edward Dwight, Jr., Guion Bluford, Jr., Ronald McNair, Frederick Gregory, Patricia Cowings-Johnson and Robert Shurney.

At 7:00pm
The Black West
Dir. William Miles, 1993, 90 min..
The Black West, narrated by Danny Glover presents the story of African Americans in the U.S. west in the late nineteenth century.

Followed by a discussion with Filmmakers Nina Rosenblum & William Miles & Writer Dennis Watlington.

Part of "Master Class: William Miles", Feb 17th - 21st, a retrospective of the great documentarian, in honor of Black History Month.

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Maysles Cinema
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
United States


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Film

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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