About The Film

(1959) Harry Belafonte is one of three would-be bank robbers who find themselves fighting against each other and putting their success is in jeopardy. The gripping tale focuses on the lives and motivations of the three men who come to see ‘the job’ as their salvation, each for his own reason.

About The Classic Black Cinema Series

A film series specifically designed as a vehicle to expose the community to the vast artistic value black film has had throughout the years. The goal is to appeal to as diverse a population as possible and further the appreciation of Black cinema.

Curator and host, Felix Curtis, came to Charlotte from the Oakland/San Francisco Bay area where he curated The San Francisco Black Film Festival and Black Filmworks, the annual film festival component of the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, where he later served as Executive Director.

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