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February 1st 2013 Film/Video
Time 7:30 pm
Admissions / Ticket information Free.
Campus SC
Location Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall
Title Black History Month Event: Bamboozled
The Student Event Committee (SEC) presents Bamboozled, a dark, biting satire of the television industry, focusing on an Ivy-League educated black writer at a major network. Frustrated that his ideas for a "Cosby Show"-esque take on the black family has been rejected by network brass, he devises an outlandish scheme: reviving the minstrel show. The hook: instead of white actors in black face, the show stars black actors in even blacker face. The show becomes an instant smash, but with the success also comes repercussions for all involved. Shown in conjunction with the Smith Black Students Alliance's conference.

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