New York State Writers Institute - Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored

New York State Writers Institute - Classic Film Series, Fall 1996


ONCE UPON A TIME. . .WHEN WE WERE COLORED


October 4, 1996
7:30 p.m.
Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue
UAlbany's 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