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Film Screening of Black on Black

The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies and the UCLA Film and Television Archive's Research and Study Center present a screening of the historic documentary, Black on Black, followed by a panel discussion.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
UCLA James Bridges Theater
Meltnitz Hall
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

In celebration of Black History Month these sponsors present a special screening of Los Angeles station KNXT's groundbreaking television documentary, Black on Black.  First broadcast during the tension-filled summer of 1968, Black on Black gave African-American residents of South Central Los Angeles a chance to speak for themselves, without narrator, host, reporter, script or commercial interruption.

Winner of numerous awards, including an Emmy and the first NAACP Image Award.

Screening introduced by Dan Einstein, Television Archivist.  A panel discussion with Black on Black Producer Joe Saltzman and Executive Producer Dan Gingold, moderated by Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director of the Bunche Center, will follow the screening.
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Another scheduled Bunche Center event (subject to change):

Thursday, February 26, 2009
12 Noon – 1 PM
Haines Hall 135
Bunche Center Authors’ Series: Race Law Stories
Dr. Devon Carbado
Professor, School of Law, UCLA

For directions, campus map, and transportation options to UCLA, visit www.ucla.edu/map.


Cost : The event is free and open to the public; pay-by-space and all-day ($9) parking available in lot 3.

Ralph J. BuncheCenter for African American Studies
310-825-7403 or 310-206-8267
www.bunchecenter.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): , Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA Film & Television Archives Research and Study Center. Information about non-ASC events is posted for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.

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