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SISTERS THAT SWING!

  • Eaton DC 1201 K Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)
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Venue: Eaton DC Screening Room, 1201 K St. NW

Time: 7:00 PM

This program of rare, vintage short films features the early music videos of such stellar women artists as Josephine Baker, Billie Holiday, Hazel Scott, Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Lena Horne and more, whose careers broke barriers in entertainment and racial justice. 

Presenter: Stuart Hudgins, artist and film archivist, Blue Graphics Interactive

Moderator: Imani M. Cheers, Associate Professor, Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University, and author, The Evolution of Black Women in Television: Mammies, Matriarch and Mistresses   

In partnership with Eaton DC

*Free events are often overbooked. MOWFF does not guarantee admission, as seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. We recommend arriving 20 minutes early*