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The Empress of the Blues - - Movie & Discussion for Black History Month

  • 22 Feb 2016
  • 5:30 PM
  • Pfau Library, 5th floor PL-5005, CSUSB, 5500 University Pkwy., San Bernardino CA 92407

Registration

  • Students registered at neighboring colleges and universities, not CSUSB.
  • Students grades 9-12
  • Teachers from any grade level are welcome to attend

Registration is closed

Participate in a discussion with Professor Andre Harrington after the screening of the film.

Queen Latifah stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in this HBO Films presentation, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois. With a story by Dee Rees and Horton Foote, the film focuses on Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into "The Empress of the Blues," who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today.

Teachers are welcome to attend and bring students (for over 5 please contact Iwona Contreras at icontrer@csusb.edu<mailto:icontrer@csusb.edu> or call (909)537-3447

Complimentary parking available, stop at the kiosk at the entrance to campus.

The film is free but register please. We will let the Pfau library know how many people to expect from IECSS. Thanks.
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