HW Pick: ‘Marcus Garvey, Look For Me In The Whirlwind’ Film In Harlem

April 15, 2014

marcus garveyMarcus Garvey: Look For Me In The Whirlwind, the first comprehensive documentary to tell the life story of this controversial leader, uses a wealth of material from the Garvey movement-written documents, film and photographs-to reveal what motivated a poor Jamaican to set up an international organization in Harlem for the African diaspora, what led to his early successes, and why he died lonely and forgotten. Among the most powerful sequences in the film are articulate, fiery interviews with the men and women whose parents joined the Garvey movement more than 90 years ago.

Together they reveal how revolutionary Garvey’s ideas were to a new generation of African Americans, West Indians and Africans and how he invested hundreds of thousands of black men and women with a new-found sense of racial pride. (2000, 90min, USA, Stanley Nelson, Dir.)

Free Screening, as part of the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) Teachers College (TC) Cine Club Black Leaders Film Series!

TICKET PRICE:
Friday, April 25: FREE
Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27: $10 regular price; $8 seniors and students

Teachers College, 525 West 120th Street, NYC, Room 360 Macy

TO PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE CLICK HERE.


www.NYADIFF.org

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