The Classic International Black Cinema Series - Body and Soul
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July 8, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Location: Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, 551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Join us at The Gantt Center for a viewing of Body and Soul. This film is part of our "Oscar, Spencer and Paul" series that highlights Black cinema pioneers Oscar Micheaux, Spencer Williams and Paul Robeson.Return to event list.
(1925) An escaped prisoner seeks refuge in the predominantly African American town of Tatesville, Georgia, by passing himself off as the Rt. Reverend Isaiah T. Jenkins. He is joined in town by a fellow criminal, and the pair scheme to swindle the phony reverend’s congregation of their offerings.