Nothing But a Man
This landmark of social realism focuses on the lives of a young black couple in 60s Alabama.
Dir Michael Roemer
With Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Yaphet Kotto
Michael Roemer’s vividly authentic account of African American life as experienced by a young couple living in Alabama in the early 1960s demonstrates how poverty, racism, inequality and injustice can take their toll, both on a loving relationship and on an individual’s sense of self-worth. Never preachy or sentimental, the film is a landmark of social realism, beautifully written, shot and performed throughout.
The screening on Wed 9 May will be introduced by film critic Kelli Weston.