Inside Buffalo | Bleader

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Inside Buffalo

Posted By on 02.02.10 at 09:35 AM

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

inside Buffalo

  • "inside Buffalo"

Meeting Spike Lee in Tuscany on the set of Miracle at St. Anna, African-Italian filmmaker Fred Kudjo Kuwornu was inspired to tell the true story that Lee dramatized, of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division, the "Buffalo Soldiers" who fought in Italy in World War II.

"These men fought two wars at the same time," Kuwornu says, "one against the Nazis, the other against racial discrimination. And those who survived found that their contributions went unnoticed upon their return to the United States of America."

Inside Buffalo, the documentary Kuwornu made with Patrick Jeffrey, screens Tuesday 2/2 at Noon at Kennedy-King College.

Charles Davis, a historian at the African American Military Museum, moderates a post-screening discussion.

At Kennedy-King College, 740 W. 63rd St.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

More by Ed M. Koziarski

  • Dead Snow

    Nazi zombies terrorize snowmobiling Norse medical students in "Dead Snow," screening Tuesday 8/30 as the final installment in the Logan Square International Film Series's August "Summer Camp" program.
    • Aug 29, 2011
  • Salonathon

    Salonathon

    The Chicago Underground Film Festival curates a program of "fantastical, funny, friendly, freakish films" from this year's lineup Monday 8/8 at Beauty Bar.
    • Aug 4, 2011
  • 48-Hour Film Project

    Join a team, make a movie in a weekend, watch it at the Logan, and vie for a chance to screen at Cannes, in the 48-Hour Film Project this weekend.
    • Jul 25, 2011
  • More »

Agenda Teaser

Galleries & Museums
Lincoln's Undying Words Chicago History Museum
April 14
Galleries & Museums
The Art of Dr. Seuss Gallery Water Tower Place
June 16

Tabbed Event Search

The Bleader Archive

Popular Stories