*Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.* 1946. USA. Directed by Oscar Micheaux. Courtesy Kino Lorber

Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A. 1946. USA. Directed by Spencer Williams. 105 min.

Set on the fictional Caribbean island of Rinidad, this haunting yet comedic film follows the trials and errors of Gertie LaRue, a nightclub performer who travels to the island to headline the local cabaret. Glamorous and seemingly destined for fame, LaRue soon finds herself in a world of trouble and unwanted attention. 35mm.

  1. Monday, April 24,
    4:00 p.m.

    T2, Theater 2
    The Museum of Modern Art
  2. Thursday, April 20,
    4:00 p.m.

    T2, Theater 2
    The Museum of Modern Art