FRIDAY, MARCH 10TH, 2017 7PM- SCREENING, COCKTAILS, CONVERSATION
Renée Baker will screen along with the sound track from her adventurous Chicago Modern Orchestra Project ensemble as it performs her score from "race films" of the silent era: the Oscar Micheaux classic Body and Soul (1925) at Phantom Gallery Chicago on March 10, 2017- film starts at 7pm.
|Body and Soul 1920|
|Within Our Gates, Film maker Oscar Micheaux|
Renée Baker on the challenges of scoring silent race films: This fall the musician will provide live accompaniment to two mid-1920s pictures.