Imitation of Life (1934), film screening
A landmark in Hollywood’s serious representation of African-Americans, this adaptation of Fannie Hurst’s 1933 novel concerns two single mothers, one white and one black struggling to raise their daughters during the Great Depression. This screening is a part of Emory Cinematheque’s Spring series, “35mm Universal Pictures: Celebrating 100 Years” presented by American Express in association with UCLA Film and Television Archive. Parking: Oxford Road Parking Deck or Fishburne Parking Deck.
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