FILM FORUM CORONADO: "Nothing But a Man"

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Coronado Public Library, in partnership with the Coronado Island Film Festival, presents FILM FORUM CORONADO, taking place the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the library's Winn Room. Film expert Ralph DeLauro provides a brief introduction to each film and leads a discussion afterwards, often including pointers about how lighting or camera angles contribute to a scene’s mood or propel the story.

February 21: Nothing But a Man (1964, Not Rated, 91 min)

A landmark independent film. A groundbreaking cult classic. A sensation at the Venice, London and New York Film Festivals. A proud and defiant Black railroad worker (Ivan Dixon) tries to maintain his dignity and his soul in a racist and oppressive Alabama town after he marries the preacher’s daughter (Jazz great Abbey Lincoln). With Yaphet Kotto.