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Movies@ Albany Libary - Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.- The Harlem Hellfighters Great War

Movies@ Albany Libary - Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.- The Harlem Hellfighters Great War

Synopsis

Features Senator Cory Booker, President Barak Obama, By the end of 1917 a regiment of African-American soldiers had entered the trenches in France. They were the 15th regiment of the New York National Guard and exclusively made up of black soldiers, nicknamed the "Harlem Hellfighters." Under French command, these me discovered both the horrors of war and a world where racial segregation did not exist. Their unit became one of the most decorated of World War I.

Directors

Francois Reinhardt

Production year

2019

Rating

 

Studio

Questar, Inc.

Runtime

52 minutes

Cast

Documentary

Date:
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Edith Stone Room
Library:
Albany Library
Audience:
  Adults     Older Adults     Teens  
Categories:
  Movies, Music, Performances  

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