Black Talkies

Black Talkies On Parade presents

Black Orpheus

Saturday, February 29th @ 2:00 pm

At the West LA College Fine Arts Auditorium

9000 Overland Ave. Culver City 90230 



Black Talkies On Parade returns during Black History Month 2020 through a collaboration between MCLM and West LA College. The program features the 1959 classic, Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro).Directed by Marcel Camus • 1959 • Brazil, France

Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or, Marcel Camus' Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravishing, epochal soundtrack, Black Orpheus was an international cultural event, and it kicked off the bossa nova craze that set hi-fis across America spinning.

Your afternoon host will be Lloyd Clayton. Following the screening we will have a brief Q&A. 

Screening is FREE!



9000 Overland Avenue

Culver City, CA 90230



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