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God’s Step Children and She Devil

March 19 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$10

God’s Step Children (1938)
Directed by Oscar Micheaux

African-American film pioneer Oscar Micheaux, in this late-career outing, returns to some of the sensitives issues of his earlier work through the story of a light-skinned Black, abandoned at birth, who makes a tragic attempt to pass in white society.

Director: Oscar Micheaux. Cast: Jacqueline Lewis, Ethel Moses, Alice B. Russell, Trixie Smith, Charles Thompson.

35mm, b/w, 70 min.

Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive with funding provided by The Packard Humanities Institute.


Followed by:

She Devil (a.k.a. Drums O’Voodoo) (1934)
Directed by Arthur Hoerl

When the white man’s Christian magic fails, conjure woman Aunt Hagar invokes voodoo to protect a Bayou community in this melodrama from a play by African-American screenwriter J. Augustus Smith, who also stars.

Director: Arthur Hoerl. Cast: Laura Bowman, Edna Barr, Lionel Monagas, J. Augustus Smith, Morris McKenny.

35mm, b/w, 64 min.

Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive with funding provided by The Packard Humanities Institute.


FREE admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.
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Details

Date:
March 19
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
$10
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2017/03/19/gods-step-children-she-devil

Venue

Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Website:
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/billy-wilder-theater

Organizer

UCLA Film & Television Archive
Website:
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/