The 1960s | Film & Lecture: A Raisin in the Sun
Commemorate the 60s at the St. Agnes library as we show A Raisin in the Sun, with a presentation by film lecturer Max Alvarez. In A Raisin in the Sun, A black family living in a cramped tenement in 1940s Chicago have a chance to improve their lives via an insurance-policy check, but are in disagreement as to how best to spend the windfall. Starring: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon. Dir. Daniel Petrie. (127 min., 1961).
St. Agnes Library
New York, NY, 10024
The 1960’s was a watershed era in American history and the spirit of the decade never truly left us. We hope to address this momentous time through rich programming for all ages that commemorates, celebrates, and explores the 1960’s.
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