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Say Amen, Somebody

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 6:45pm to 8:25pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

with gospel ensemble Baraka Kwa Wimbo
1982 > USA > Directed by George T. Nierenberg
With Willie May Ford Smith, Thomas A. Dorsey, Delois Barrett Campbell
One of the most acclaimed music documentaries of all time, Say Amen, Somebody is George T. Nierenberg's exuberant, funny, and deeply moving celebration of 20th-century American gospel music. "One of the most joyful movies I've ever seen." (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times) The screening will be preceded by a short performance by the Baraka Kwa Wimbo Gospel Ensemble. Shown in a new digital restoration. More at
1 hr 40 min

Rated G for General Audiences (IMDB)

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$0 All Access Passholders, $7 students, $5.50 grads & kids, $9.50 general, $7.50 seniors

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