Women's Film Preservation Fund, Program 2

Followed by a discussion between Ruby Dee and historian Pearl Bowser

Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 7:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

Includes the following film:

  • That Man of Mine

    1947. USA. Directed by Leonard Anderson. With Ruby Dee. This charming musical stars a very young Ruby Dee, together with The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, an exuberant all-female jazz band. Produced by William Alexander for African American audiences, That Man of Mine was one of the first films to successfully counter its era's negative stereotypes of African Americans. Preserved with funding by The Women's Film Preservation Fund. 45 min.