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09 Feb
A movie poster for the film "Carmen Jones." A black woman with short hair stands with her hands on her hips in a red pencil skirt and black off-the-shoulder top. At the base, stylized '50s characters of men and women in similar dress for the women and uniforms for the men dance.
Event Type

Screenings

Topic

Arts & Culture

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Staff, Alumni, Faculty

OCC Goal Areas

Appreciation of the Arts

Tags

music, film screening, Black History Month

Website

https://www.marilynhorne.org/

University Unit
Pitt - Bradford
Hashtag

#BlackHistoryMonth

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Carmen Jones

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Set in 1943 in the American South, “Carmen Jones” is an adaptation of Georges Bizet’s 1875 opera “Carmen.” This tragic romance follows a parachute factory worker as she pursues a handsome young military pilot. Starring Dorothy Dandridge in the title role, and Harry Belafonte, “Carmen Jones” features the music of Georges Bizet with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, in this film adaptation of the 1943 Broadway musical. Featuring an all-Black cast, the film was groundbreaking when it premiered in 1954, and earned Dandridge an Academy Award nomination for best actress. Horne provided Dandridge’s singing voice. This film contains adult themes and might not be suitable for younger or more sensitive audiences.

Wednesday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Blaisdell Hall, 300 Campus Drive, Bradford Pa., Bromeley Family Theater

Carmen Jones

Set in 1943 in the American South, “Carmen Jones” is an adaptation of Georges Bizet’s 1875 opera “Carmen.” This tragic romance follows a parachute factory worker as she pursues a handsome young military pilot. Starring Dorothy Dandridge in the title role, and Harry Belafonte, “Carmen Jones” features the music of Georges Bizet with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, in this film adaptation of the 1943 Broadway musical. Featuring an all-Black cast, the film was groundbreaking when it premiered in 1954, and earned Dandridge an Academy Award nomination for best actress. Horne provided Dandridge’s singing voice. This film contains adult themes and might not be suitable for younger or more sensitive audiences.

Wednesday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Blaisdell Hall, 300 Campus Drive, Bradford Pa., Bromeley Family Theater

Event Type

Screenings

OCC Goal Areas

Appreciation of the Arts

University Unit
Pitt - Bradford

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