Seldom Screened Cinema Series 2013 - Watermelon Man

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The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library presents the Seldom Screened Cinema: Identity: Perception, Social Misconception and Self-Determination. This years film series focuses on the many aspects of identity in the African American community and how identity is shaped by internal and external forces. The series will begin Monday, October 21st and will continue on Mondays until December 9th with a special wrap up conversation with Dr. Brenda Allen, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, University of Colorado at Denver.
For more information, visit http://aarl.denverlibrary.org/events_exhibits/index.html.

Watermelon Man (1970)
A 1970s American comedy-drama film directed by Melvin Van Peebles, tells the story of an extremely bigoted 1960s white insurance salesman named Jeff Gerber who wakes up one morning to find that he has become black. 100 mins, Rated: R

Questions? Please contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org.

Seldom Screened Cinema Series 2013 - Watermelon Man