May 12 Journey Toward Wholeness Film

JTW Movie Nights

7 pm Friday May 12

“Within Our Gates”

Journey Toward Wholeness on Friday May 12 will show director Oscar Micheaux’s “Within Our Gates.” one of th earliest extant “race films” made in 1919. The silent film is a passionate portrayal of the African-American struggle to gain education and cope with Jim Crow racism. In black and white, unseen for 75 years, it runs 78 minutes.
Lively discussion follows.