Monday, March 6, 2017

Renée Baker Screening Scoring Silent Race Films

"Art is Business"
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
REVIEW- CHICAGO TRIBUTE- ONLINE NEWS:

Renée Baker on the challenges of scoring silent race films: This fall the musician will provide live accompaniment to two mid-1920s pictures.