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This edition: Go Down, Death! (1944)





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Episode Details

(1944/U.S., 56 min., b&w, drama) Dir.: Spencer Williams. Cast: Myra D. Hemmings, Spencer Williams, Samuel H. James, Eddye L. Houston. All-black cast in morality tale about a bar owner’s feud with the town’s new preacher. Tragedy results when the bar owner’s mother takes the side of the preacher. Includes a surrealistic descent into hell.

Discussion guest: Pearl Bowser, independent curator. CCT2502

Guest List

Pearl Bowser Independent curator

  • The Spanish Gardener
  • Sunday, July 22 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 28 - 12:00am
  • Uniform
  • Saturday, July 28 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, July 29 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 4 - 12:00am
  • Dam Street (Hong Yan)
  • Saturday, August 4 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 5 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 11 - 12:00am
  • Stolen Life (Shen Si Jie)
  • Saturday, August 11 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 12 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 18 - 12:00am
  • Luxury Car
  • Saturday, August 18 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, August 19 - 9:00pm