Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Black History Month

February is Black History Month at the American Corner Trieste. The Friday Documentaries for the month are:

Feb. 2nd - Dreams of Obama - Interviews with those closest to Obama before he took office in 2009

Feb. 10th - Tuskegee Airmen - The first group of black fighter pilots in WWII. The fought both racism and the war.

Feb. 17th - Massachusetts 54th Colored Division - The real story of the heroic African American regiment in the Union army in the Civil War.

Feb. 24th - When I Rise - Barbara Smith Conrad, talented Afro-American mezzo soprano in 1957, becomes the center of a civil rights battle at the University of Texas when she is cast to star in a university production with a white male opera singer.

SHOWTIME: Fridays at 6 p.m. at the American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG, Via Roma 15 - Trieste


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