Oscar Micheaux Memorial Celebration
Great Bend Kansas
October 19-21, 2007
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Friday, October 19, 2007
Saturday, October 20, 2007
||Welcome by Marty Keenan and George Martin
||Carmaletta Williams is an associate professor of English at Johnson County Community College. Her presentation was about black poet, Langston Hughes, from Lawrence, Kansas.
||Dr. Clifford E. Watkins is a professor at North Carolina A & T State University. He has written a biography of Perry G. Lowery.
||Angela Logan of Teaneck, NJ is producing a documentary on the life of Lorenzo Fuller. Fuller also attended and performed for the audience.
|Two films were shown:
- one about Oscar Micheaux: Midnight Ramble
- one by Oscar Micheaux: Within Our Gates
Then it was supper at the Barton Arts Center
Following the supper break, Marty introduced Kevin Willmott
and Kevin introduced his latest movie, Bunker Hill.
This was the first screening of Bunker Hill.
After the movie, there was a panel discussion about the new movie.
Here's a video synopsis of Saturday's events:
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Memorial Memorial Service 2007
at the graveside, Great Bend Cemetery
Here's a video sampling of Sunday's event: