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Once Upon a Time When we were Colored
ONCE UPON A TIME. . .WHEN WE WERE COLORED

NYS Writers Institute, October 4, 1996
7:30 p.m. Film screening | Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, Downtown Campus

(American, 1995, 115 minutes, in color)
Directed by Tim Reid
Starring Damon Hines, Al Freeman Jr., Phylicia Rashad

Based on the 1989 best-selling book of the same name by Clifton Taulbert, ONCE UPON A TIME. . .WHEN WE WERE COLORED recreates the world of a black community in the rural South in the years 1946 to 1962.

Please Note: Clifton Taulbert will discuss African-American autobiography and read from his work on Wednesday, October 2, 1996 at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, at the University of Albany's Downtown Campus

For additional information, contact the Writers Institute at 518-442-5620 or online at http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst.