See America First Film Series: Ragtime

See America First Film Series: RagtimeSee America First Film Series: Ragtime

Tue, Mar 10, 2020 7:00 PM – Tue, Mar 10, 2020 10:00 PM See America First Film Series: Ragtime

Where: Tube Factory artspace Tube Factory artspace 1125 Cruft St Indianapolis, Indiana 46203

Kipp Normand will introduce and host a discussion relating the film to his current exhibition in the Main Gallery at Tube Factory artspace, ‘Snake Oil’. Attendees will have a chance to win a original Normand sculpture, “Snake Oil.”

“A kaleidoscope of tales from E.L. Doctorow’s eponymous novel evokes life in pre-World War I New York City. A white family find a black baby in their yard and takes on the mother as a maid. A black pianist, Coalhouse Walker Jr. (Howard E. Rollins Jr.), returns for his woman and child after finding success in a Harlem jazz band. Firefighters, dismayed to see a black man own a Model-T Ford, deface it, and Walker demands retribution. The white family becomes involved in Evelyn Nesbit’s trial.”

Runtime -155 minutes

Event tags: film screening, Ragtime, Snake Oil, art, history, racism

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March 10, 2020 7:00 PM
March 10, 2020 10:00 PM
America/Indianapolis
Tue, Mar 10, 2020 See America First Film Series: Ragtime

Kipp Normand will introduce and host a discussion relating the film to his current exhibition in the Main Gallery at Tube Factory artspace, ‘Snake Oil’. Attendees will have a chance to win a original Normand sculpture, “Snake Oil.”

“A kaleidoscope of tales from E.L. Doctorow’s eponymous novel evokes life in pre-World War I New York City. A white family find a black baby in their yard and takes on the mother as a maid. A black pianist, Coalhouse Walker Jr. (Howard E. Rollins Jr.), returns for his woman and child after finding success in a Harlem jazz band. Firefighters, dismayed to see a black man own a Model-T Ford, deface it, and Walker demands retribution. The white family becomes involved in Evelyn Nesbit’s trial.”

Runtime -155 minutes


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