Harlem in Film

These were independent films that were shot almost entirely on studio stages, (virtually no on-the-streets cinematography). Still, these two films remain important documents of how Harlem and Black life in Harlem was envisioned and represented by a Black director – Oscar Micheaux.

This is the double feature DVD:

You can learn more about Oscar Micheaux (pictured below) here:


Publicity portrait of American film director, producer, and author Oscar Micheaux (1884 – 1951) , 1930. (Photo by John Kisch Archive/Getty Images)

You can buy the DVD, HERE.

On October 17th, Boriken will be organizing a Womens’ Group!

From 11AM-12PM

This will be the start of a weekly come together happening every Tuesday!

*Light snacks & refreshments will be served*

All women are invited & welcome!

Comenzando el Próximo Martes!

El 17 de Octubre, Boriken organizará un grupo de mujeres!

De 11AM a 12PM

Esto es el comienzo de una reunión semanal todos los Martes!

*Se servirán aperitivos y refrigerios*

Todas las mujeres están invitadas!