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“Birthright”: Michigan Theater.:

(Oscar Micheaux, 1938). An idealistic young man attempts to establish a school in a rural location, but encounters opposition from both black and white communities. The film also encountered opposition from the black community in 1930s Oakland (CA) on grounds it stereotyped blacks as much as mainstream Hollywood productions. Mask and proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12. Tickets $10.50 unless otherwise noted (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. For updated schedule, see MichTheater.org.

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