Black History Month Music and Art Vintage Film Screening
The amazing talents of Black musicians and artists are featured in vintage short films spanning half a century. You’ll see 1940s newsreels, musical scenes starring Duke Ellington and Bessie Smith, a history of jazz, a profile of famous Black artists, and much more. Don’t miss this chance to see and hear how Black musicians and artists have shaped American history.
This screening was organized by the City of Takoma Park’s Takoma Park Arts cultural series as part of our Vintage Movie Nights curated by local filmmaker Richard Hall. Please sign up for our weekly e-newsletter to learn about all of our upcoming events at takomaparkmd.gov/arts.