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Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael
Juneteenth Cinema Programs
In this cult classic based on the smash Broadway musical, Dorothy is a shy 24-year-old Harlem kindergarten teacher who is brought by a snowstorm to the mysterious Land of Oz, a sprawling, decaying, nightmarish, and dangerous megalopolis that resembles the physical characteristics of New York City.
Join a group of film critics discussing the cultural and cinematic impact of The Wiz on Black cinema and Black culture.
Join a talented collection of film critics and enthusiasts as we strive to answer the question, what makes a film “Black cinema”