I Remember Harlem Parts 1 and 2

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I Remember Harlem parts #1 & #2

“I Remember Harlem” is a four part series chronicling Harlem history over 350 years intermingling rare footage, great story telling and music, making this production the best ever to teach the story of Harlem. Parts 1 and 2, 1600’s – 1930’s.  A must see for all those who love Harlem.   Dates: February 4th 2015… Read more »

I Remember Harlem Parts 3 and 4

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  “I Remember Harlem” four part series chronicling Harlem’s heritage over 350 years (1600’s – 1980’s) intermingling rare footage, great story telling and music making this production the best ever to teach the story of Harlem. Parts 3 and 4 traces 1930’s – 1980’s. Great 1960’s / 1970’s footage.     Dates: Saturday February 6th,… Read more »

James Baldwin – Price of the Ticket

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“James Baldwin – Price of the Ticket” beautifully captures the intellect of the Harlem born Author James Baldwin and the pivotal times he lived in. Bill Miles worked as one of the producers of this film and provided much of the archival footage. Dates: February 10th – Black History Month 2015 Time: 6:30  PM –… Read more »

On the Shoulders of Giants

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On the Shoulders of Giants, produced by Kareem abdul Jabbar tells the story of pioneering basketball players who played during a time preceding the NBA and ABA when Black were considered to be inferior athletes. Harlem players like Pop Gates and the legendary Johnny Issacs were true ambassadors of the game paving the way for… Read more »

Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind

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In a small amount of time, approximately 3 years Mr. Marcus Garvey was able to write himself in the annals of world history – just incredible. join us as learn about this often misunderstood leader who advocated that Black people look inward toward our Africaness for inspiration – now Im inspired – one small act… Read more »

Freedom Riders

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Incredible documentary conveying the collective efforts of both Black and White young people who tested the tolerence of racism within interstate motor coach bus traveling. Eventually the kids make a differnce leading to many other accomplishments during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s.     Dates: February 18th – Black History Month 2015 Time:… Read more »

The Black Power Mix Tape

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Amazing footage telling the story of the Black Power Movement from 1967 – 1975 in a mix tape modern day Hip Hop style with current day narration by those who were there during the period. Some of the best footage I have ever seen – I love it.     Dates: February -18th – Black… Read more »

Brother Outsider

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Bayard Rustin was one of the smartest and bravest of the 1960’s Civil Rights Leaders, but he is one of the least known and we at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center think that is a crime. Mr. Rustin was one of Dr. King’s top advisor, the March on Washington could not have happened… Read more »

Men of Bronze

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“Men of Bronze” is the definitive story of Black American Soldiers of the 369th U.S. Combat Regiment, the 15th Infantry from New York, known as the “Harlem Hellfighters,” who served with the French Army in World War I. It took Mr. Miles 12 years to make this one.   Dates: February 19th – Black History… Read more »

Bio of Frederick Douglass

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    Dates: February 19th – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th – 116th Street and Malcolm X Blvd.  2 and 3 express trains on IRT line (Red on Subway maps) arrive directly to… Read more »

FREE ANGELA

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  Dates: February 20th – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th & 116th streets – # 2 and 3  trains (Red line on subway maps arrives directly to meeting location. 212 280-7888

The Cool World

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The Cool World, film depicting 1960’s gang culture in Harlem with many underlining themes pertaining to the conditions present in Harlem at the time. Great 1960’s street scenes, believe it or not we spotted my Mom’s 1st building in Harlem in the opening scene = 1800 7th Ave. at corner of 110th and Central Pk…. Read more »

Waiting for Superman

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Waiting for Superman takes an interseting look at public education vs charter school education and features Geoffrey Canada Founder of Harlem Childrens Zone. Education is one of the hottest political issue in Harlem these days and we feel all community residents should see this documentary, because the subject of education effects us all.    … Read more »

For Our Sons

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  This is a wonderful documentary that features interviews with prominent African American males who have over come obstacles to achieve success against all odds. The idea is to encourage young African American males to reach for the stars and follow in the foot steps of those who turned negative circumstances into positive results –… Read more »

Uncommon Images

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 A passionate James Van Dee tells the story of his life in detail, his interest in music, love for his wife and how he started his photography business – MUST SEE!     Dates: Friday February 28th 2015 – Black History Month 2015 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: 104 Malcolm… Read more »

Romare Bearden’s Harlem

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. Romare Bearden is the ultimate collage artist who drew constant inspiration from the authentic Harlem scene ever present during his youthful in Harlem.     Dates: February – 28th, 2015 – Black History Month 2015 Time: 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm… Read more »

Liberators

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  “Liberators” this is the most controversal of the films created by Mr. Bill Miles about the participation of African-American solders in liberating German concentration camps. Dates: February 2015 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd. between 115th & 116th… Read more »

“A Great Day in Harlem”

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Dates: February 27th – Black History Month 2015 Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Price: $10.00 Per Person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th – 116th Street and Malcolm X Blvd. 2 and 3 express trains on IRT line (Red on Subway maps) arrive directly to meeting… Read more »

Soldiers Without Swords.

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The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords is the first film to chronicle the history of the Black press, including its central role in the construction of modern African American identity. It recounts the largely forgotten stories of generations of Black journalists who risked life and livelihood so African Americans could represent themselves in their own… Read more »

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. – In His Own Voice

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  Many people know of Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but more of us need to know of the greatness of one of their predecessors: Adam Clayton Powell Jr.  This documentary contains an interview of Adam Clayton Powell Jr., conducted by journalist Gil Noble not long before Powell’s death.  Documentary followed by… Read more »