Wednesday, February 25, 2015

New film on the arts of the WPA features the Harlem Renaissance

Our new film "Enough the Live On: The Arts of the WPA" will include a section about the Harlem Renaissance and the groundbreaking work of the great muralist Aaron Douglas.

This clip from the film is introduced with the poetry of Langston Hughes and features a composition by African American composer William Grant Still and an appearance by the remarkable blues singer Juanita Hall.

“Enough to Live On”: Film Clip Featuring the Arts of the Harlem Renaissance from 217 Films on Vimeo.

"Enough to Live On:  The Arts of the WPA" is written and directed by Michael Maglaras of 217 Films and will make its world premiere on May 14 at the New Britain Museum of American Art.

Follow this link for our most up to date screening schedule.  New screening dates are being added frequently.