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I Remember Harlem (1981)

August 23, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM


UCLA Film & Television Archive presents “Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986.

I Remember Harlem (1981)
Directed by William Miles.

William Miles, acclaimed visual historian of Harlem, lovingly renders an epic telling of the community’s 350-year history as the cultural hub of African American life. Extending from the late 17th century to the early 1980s, the film registers the socioeconomic shifts and challenges of the late 20th century, also chronicling the momentous experiences of Civil Rights activism and the legacy of the Harlem Renaissance.

Producer: William Miles. Directed by William Miles. Screenwriter: Clayton Riley. Cinematographer: Richard Adams. Editor: Jonathan Weld, Richard Adams, John Zieman, John Godfrey. With: Adolph Caesar (narrator).

240 min.

Preceded by
Syvilla: They Dance to Her Drum (1979)

Filmmaker Ayoka Chenzira inscribes a moving and indelible portrait of Syvilla Fort, the esteemed dancer, choreographer and dance instructor, who passed away in 1975.

12 min.

FREE Admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.!

More Info: UCLA Film & Television Archive Website


August 23, 2015
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM


Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States